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Boardwalk Loop Trail

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2.3 mile 3.8 kilometer loop
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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

ADA Accessible

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.

Flora & Fauna

Cypress, oaks and maples. Cottonmouths and birds.

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Aug 21, 2019
Roberto G
14h 22m
Jul 6, 2019
Michael Stevens
Jun 14, 2019
Clint Ferguson
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!
Mar 8, 2019
Thomas Crosby
Feb 25, 2019
Terri Rosenwald
Trail was flooded looped around on bluff trail and traveled as far as possible. Beautiful

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