Shadows and Science in the Wilderness of Congaree National Park

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Shadows and Science in the Wilderness of Congaree National Park

August 21

Free

Join Congaree National Park staff for an unparalleled wilderness eclipse experience. Walk amongst ancient trees, hear the sounds of the forest as the eclipse takes place, experience this once in a lifetime event in the wilds of Congaree National Park! Special exhibits and numerous programs will showcase the stories of the park and the science that takes place to unlock its mysteries. Ranger-led hikes will allow visitors to experience the beauty and solitude of the old growth forests. Astonishing biodiversity exists in Congaree National Park, the largest intact expanse of old growth bottomland hardwood forest remaining in the southeastern United States. Prime viewing locations will provide a unique opportunity to experience the eclipse – a once in a lifetime event.

Note: Ranger-led hikes are sold out! Click here to view alternate viewing options at Congaree National Park.

Want another option near Congaree National Park?

Eclipse Viewing and Pig Pickin’, hosted by the Harriet Barber House in Hopkins (a partner organization of Congaree National Park)

Historic Harriet Barber House

11:00 am until 4:00 pm

116 Barberville Loop, Hopkins, SC 29061
Congaree National Park will be handing out free eclipse glasses to guests on eclipse day while supplies last.

Located at Congaree National Park in Columbia, S.C.

Details

Date:
August 21
Cost:
Free
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Organizer

Congaree National Park
Phone:
803-776-4396
Email:
scott_teodorski@nps.gov
Website:
www.nps.gov/cong

Venue

Congaree National Park
100 National Park Rd.
Hopkins, SC 29061
Phone:
803-776-4396
Website:
www.nps.gov/cong