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Last Update : 2008/6/20
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Congaree Swamp National Park
Congaree Swamp National Park is home of large hardwood forest. It is the largest intact tract of old-growth bottomland hardwood forest remaining in the United States. Despite the word "Swamp" in its name, the park is more accurately described as a floodplain. A swamp contains water almost year-round, while a floodplain forest experiences wet and dry periods as the river that controls it rises and falls with seasonal rains.
Location: South Carolina, USA South East

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Park Summary
Park Rating
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Physical Demand
Rating : 1.5  (2 votes)
Family Activity
Rating : 4  (2 votes)
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Park Geography

Nearby City(Definition of Driving Distance and Time)
City, StateDistanceDrive Time
Columbia, SC20 miles0:30
Atlanta, GA220 miles3:20
Nashville, TN450 miles7:20
Washington, DC482 miles7:56
Cleveland, OH630 miles10:00
Miami, FL640 miles10:10
New York, NY720 miles11:40
Detroit, MI778 miles12:00
Little Rock, AR820 miles12:00
Chicago, IL820 miles13:00
Dallas, TX996 miles14:43
Nearby National Park(Definition of Driving Distance and Time)
National ParkDistanceDrive Time
Fort Pulaski156 miles3:00
Smoky Mountain223 miles4:00
Shenandoah360 miles6:00
Mammoth480 miles9:20
Fort McHenry570 miles8:45
Cuyahoga605 miles9:42
Biscayne671 miles11:09
Everglades704 miles11:45
Dry Tortugas794 miles13:46
Hot Springs864 miles12:30
Acadia1211 miles19:24
Isle Royale1263 miles22:13
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Weather Forecast
Monthly AverageJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Temperature (ºF)454855647278828075645447
High Temperature (ºF)566068778490929185776759
Low Temperature (ºF)333642505967717064514135
Precipitation (inches)
Snowfall (inches)
Rainy Days10101189912118679
Activity Suggestion
Hiking : Hiking is the most popular activity in the park.
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