Congaree Fast Facts
How big is Congaree National Park?
Congaree covers a total area of 22,200 acres or 35 square miles.
How many people visit Congaree National Park?
215,181 people visited Congaree in 2021. A table showing all years can be found at Congaree Visitation Stats.
When was Congaree National Park created?
Congaree was made a national park on November 10, 2003.
What are the highest and lowest elevations in Congaree National Park?
Congaree’s lowest point is 80 feet at the Congaree River. The highest point in Congaree is 140 feet on Old Bluff Road.
What time zone is Congaree National Park located in?
Congaree is in the Eastern Time Zone.
How much does it cost to enter Congaree National Park?
There is no entrance fee for Congaree National Park.
Five Random Facts About Congaree
Over 20,000 of Congaree National Park’s 22,200 acres are federally designated wilderness.
Where is Congaree National Park?
Congaree is in the state of South Carolina, right next to the major city of Columbia. Few national parks are so close to an urban center of this size. Further directions and maps can be found at Getting to Congaree.