One of America's newer national parks, Congaree National Park is a bottomland forest on the Congaree River. Explore Congaree by kayak or canoe and see its abundant wildlife and many tree species. Check out our quiz for great ideas for a vacation in the wild.
In which U.S. state is Congaree National Park located?
In which year was Congaree National Park established?
What is the best way to explore Congaree National Park?
What is the name of the visitor's center at Congaree National Park?
Henry Hampton Visitor Center
Harry Hampton Visitor Center
Harvey Hampton Visitor Center
What is the admission fee at Congaree National Park?
Which of the following must be obtained before camping out in Congaree National Park's campgrounds?
a camping permit
a portable stove
Congaree National Park is designated an International Biosphere _____ because of the hundreds of species of plants and animals found on its land.
Which unusual bird makes its home in the forests of Congaree National Park?
the blue-headed woodpecker
the yellow-headed woodpecker
the red-headed woodpecker
How many species of trees grow in the forests of Congaree National Park?
Which of the following species of trees are found in the forests of Congaree National Park?
both of the above
How many national champion trees (the largest of their species) can you find at Congaree National Park?
Which 1989 hurricane was responsible for felling some of the tallest trees in Congaree National Park?
How many varieties of snakes are there in Congaree National Park?
What purpose do cypress "knees," found in proximity to cypress trees, serve?
They aerate the roots of the cypress trees.
They store water for the roots of the cypress trees.
We really don't know.
How long does it take to navigate the Oakridge Trail?
The _____ Trail, popular with wildlife enthusiasts, passes through a remote section of Congaree National Park.
Which type of mammals can be found in Congaree National Park?
both of the above
Which Spanish explorer passed through the area of Congaree National Park in 1540?
Hernando de Soto
Which European disease killed most of the native Congaree Indians?
the black plague
A floodplain is flat or nearly flat land adjacent to a stream or river that is flooded during heavy rains. How many acres of floodplain exist in the American South today?