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Sugarberry Hike

Saturday, March 7, 9:30am-12pm The state champion Sugarberry resides a short distance off the Weston Lake Loop Trail, though access can be difficult since a water crossing needs to be negotiated in order to reach it.  The tree is one of a handful of the park’s champion trees that is truly exceptional for its kind.  At […]

Annual Meeting and Oyster Roast

Sunday, October 27, 2019 Friends of Congaree Swamp will hold its Annual Oyster Roast and Business meeting on Sunday, October 27, 2019, at Congaree National Park. The event will help celebrate the 50th anniversary of one of the first organized hikes into the park—a Sierra Club outing on September 25, 1969. Registration will begin at […]

National Public Lands Day

To celebrate National Public Lands Day on Saturday, September 28, Friends of Congaree Swamp will host a trail-clearing.  This will be our second year participating in National Public Lands Day, an event hosted by NEEF (National Environmental Educational Foundation) that is the largest volunteer service event held to support public lands.  We will meet at the […]

Adopt-a-Trail Workday (Paw Paw)

Sunday, August 25, 2019 9:00 AM – around 1:30 PM It’s time again for trail-clearing on our designated trails. August is always a good time to cut back switchcane, and we can continue to make headway on storm damage from the past few years. There is again a bumper crop of pawpaw this year, and […]