Congaree National Park is located approximately 20 miles from downtown Columbia, SC in the community of Hopkins, SC.
If using a web browser for directions, enter this address rather than the park’s name: 100 National Park Road, Hopkins, SC 29061
Directions to the park are as follows:
From I-77, take exit 5 to Bluff Road (SC Highway 48). Follow the brown and white Congaree National Park directional signs to the park.
The signs will take you the following route: you will travel east 12.1 miles on SC 48; then turn right onto Mount View Road and travel .8 mile. Turn right onto Old Bluff Road and travel 0.6 mile. Turn left onto the park entrance road and travel 1.1 miles to the Harry Hampton Visitor Center.
Deeply Rooted: The Story of Congaree National Park
This photo-essay book by Taylor Karlin shares the historical, cultural, and natural history of the Congaree National Park, located near Columbia, South Carolina. It also provides maps, descriptions of the park, and popular recreational activities for visitors to enjoy.
You will need to use the iBooks app on an Apple product (macbook, iPad, iPhone, etc) in order to download the e-book. The download is free and will send you an email with directions on how to open the book.