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Congaree National Park - Things to Know Before Visiting

100 National Park Rd, Hopkins, SC 29061, USA

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About Congaree National Park

American national park in central South Carolina which preserves the largest tract of old growth bottomland hardwood forest left in the United States. The lush trees growing in its floodplain forest are some of the tallest in the eastern United States, forming one of the highest temperate deciduous forest canopies remaining in the world.

Attractions Near Congaree National Park

Fort Jackson
Fort Jackson29.31km from Congaree National Park

Fort Jackson is a United States Army installation and is located within the city of Columbia, South Carolina. It is the largest and most active initial entry training center in the U.S. Army, training 50 percent of all soldiers and 60 percent of the women entering the Army each year.

McKissick Museum
McKissick Museum32.01km from Congaree National Park

anationally recognised museum which was located inside the Univerisity of South Carolina. I t houses many collections including in material culture, decorative arts, natural sciences, history and fine arts.

South Carolina State House
South Carolina State House32.52km from Congaree National Park

The South Carolina State House is the building housing the government of the U.S. state of South Carolina, which includes the South Carolina General Assembly and the offices of the Governor and Lieutenant Governor of South Carolina. Located in the capital city of Columbia near the corner of Gervais and Assembly Streets, the building also housed the Supreme Court until 1971.

Chappelle Administration Building, Allen University
Chappelle Administration Building, Allen University32.55km from Congaree National Park

The Chappelle Administration Building, on the campus of Allen University in Columbia, South Carolina, was designed by John Anderson Lankford, known as the "dean of black architects. The building name has been spelled Chapelle Administration Building in HABS and NPS reports. It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1976, cited as one Lankford's most important works.

Woodrow Wilson Family Home
Woodrow Wilson Family Home32.78km from Congaree National Park

The Woodrow Wilson Family Home is located in Columbia, South Carolina and was one of the childhood homes of the 28th President of the United States, Woodrow Wilson.

First Baptist Church of Columbia
First Baptist Church of Columbia32.89km from Congaree National Park

The James Petigru Boyce Chapel is a historic church building at 1306 Hampton Street in Columbia, South Carolina. It is a Greek Revival building built in 1859. A convention met here on December 17, 1860, whose delegates voted unanimously for South Carolina to secede from the United States, leading to the American Civil War. It was designated a National Historic Landmark as First Baptist Church, the role it played at the time.

Where is Congaree National Park

Discover More Attractions in Richland County, Where Congaree National Park Is Located

Richland County
Richland County
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Richland County is located in the U.S. state of South Carolina. It is the second-most populous county in South Carolina which was founded in 1785.