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Congaree National Park Facilities

VISITOR CENTERS

Harry Hampton Visitor Center

Open

Open All Year 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. During daylight savings time (DST), the Harry Hampton Visitor Center will be open until 7:00 PM on Fridays and Saturdays.

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Location

Congaree is located 20 miles south south-east of the city of Columbia, South Carolina.

Closures

Christmas Day (December 25th)

Available Facilities

Restrooms accessible by wheel chairs. Boardwalk loop, 2.3 miles, accessible by wheelchair. Over 20 miles of marked hiking trails 18 miles of marked canoe trail (primitive conditions with numerous tree falls across creek.) Picnic tables near Ranger Station..

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