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Congaree National Park: A Visitor’s Guide

Congaree National Park Simon/Flickr/CC by 2.0 The Congaree National Park was authorized as Congaree Swamp National Monument in 1976 and designated an International Biosphere Reserve in 1983. It was designated a national park in 2003. Located in central South Carolina, the park encompasses 26,000 acres containing the last significant tract of old-growth bottomland hardwood forest …

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The 10 National Parks of the Eastern United States

The 10 National Parks of the Eastern United States have something for everyone. From mountain landscapes to coral reefs and coniferous deciduous woodlands, tropical wetlands, mangrove swamps, and old-growth woodlands that contain some of the tallest and oldest trees in the region. Wildlife ranges from bears in the northern states to alligators, crocodiles, sea turtles …

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