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green Boardwalk Loop Trail

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Trail

2.3 mile 3.8 kilometer loop
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Easy

Elevation

Ascent: 76' 23 m
Descent: -76' -23 m
High: 193' 59 m
Low: 142' 43 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 1% (1°)
Max Grade: 3% (2°)

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An elevated, self-guided interpretive trail showcasing spectacular trees.

Michelle Kras

Features Birding · Lake · Wildlife

Family Friendly Boardwalks are always fun for kids!

Overview

The Boardwalk Loop is a great introduction to what Congaree has to offer. Beautiful cypress and pine trees tower over you and provide opportunities for wildlife watching.

Need to Know

Portions of the boardwalk may be closed off due to flooding. Several sections of the boardwalk are uneven (due to settling of the supports) - be careful with children. No bicycles allowed.

Description

The Boardwalk starts behind the Visitor's Center. It has an optional entrance/exit to the Bluff Trail.

This is a self-guided interpretive trail which is shaded due to the high cypress and pine trees. You may see wildlife including birds, snakes, lizards, and woodland mammals.

The lower section of the boardwalk may be closed off due to flooding. Check the website or with a ranger before you start your hike.

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May 14, 2019
Bobb Caligiuri
3.4mi — 1h 42m
May 8, 2019
Muriel Tarver
2.3mi — 1h 00m
Mar 16, 2019
Brandi Garland Herold
Surprisingly, we didn't encounter mud on any portions of the boardwalk. Used the self-guided tour info sheet & it was very interesting. Nice hike!
Feb 25, 2019
Terri Rosenwald
Trail was flooded looped around on bluff trail and traveled as far as possible. Beautiful
Feb 2, 2019
Mike Ankner
part of west side blocked for damage. still nice trail.
Jan 3, 2019
Phillip Ferrier
About half of the boardwalk is flooded (entire lower portion. You can get to the lake overlook by hiking counterclockwise from the visitor center.
Jan 1, 2019
Warren Chin
Swamp like with tall trees. Visitor center was closed. Wouldn't do it again even tho it wasn't bad 1mi
Aug 11, 2018
Willem Kupper
2.3mi

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