Congaree National Park – The Park That Is Not A Swamp

The rain was light but constant as we approached the park in mid-morning on a Monday. As we leave the relative hustle and bustle of Columbia, South Carolina, the traffic melted away and the trees became thicker. The air is musty and the crowd is — well, not there. The parking lot is nearly empty. The entrance is unassuming, just to the side of the road. What can we expect? Where are the people?

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Body, Mind and Soul

National Park inspires. It floods the senses, exercises the muscles, expands the mind, and enriches the soul. Driving into the park, the scenery gets more beautiful and all of the sudden, you come upon a grand vista that is simply a visual feast. You pull over and get out to get a closer

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