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St Vincent Hiking Tour to Dark View Falls
"The hike to Dark View Falls is short 10 to 15 minute hike from the parking area but it does require a very exhilarating river crossing. Don’t worry you won’t get wet as the crossing is in the form of a bridge made of long bamboo poles. Once across don’t be surprised if your legs continue shaking for quite some time afterward!Dark View Falls is situated in the northwest of St Vincent at the southern foot of La Soufrière volcano. Set amidst a stunning bamboo forest two majestic waterfalls cascade over lava rock in step formation with elevations of up to 300ft. The lower falls are reached by a bamboo bridge that spans the river followed by a short trail through a shady grove to where visitors can cool off in the ref
From $150.00
 
Historic Charleston Walking Tour
"Discover the essentials of historic Charleston on this 2 hour walking tour. After meeting your guide near the Historic City Market you'll continue through the heart of the Old Walled City passing famed Charleston French Quarter before walking down to the tip of the peninsula at White Point Gardens also known as the Battery. On your walk encounter hundreds of historic homes buildings beautifully designed and manicured gardens as well as stately churches. From 1670 through the Civil War and up to the Charleston Modern Renaissance period your guide will entertain you with Charleston’s rich and colorful history.Points of Interest on your tour will include: Historic Charleston Market
From $20.00
 
Private Historic Carriage Tour of Charleston
"Experience Charleston's downtown historic district by private carriage on a 1-hour guided tour. Travel through the quaint and charming streets of downtown Charleston as your passionate and engaging guide bring to life the history of Charleston for your g you will see famous points of interest that bring the city to life. Based on the route selected (which is determined by the city on the day of your tour) highlighted areas include the Old Exchange Building Rainbow Row and White Point Gardens (The Battery). Your guide will give you the history of the many mansions that line Meeting Street and Church Street. How to book: the price displayed is for a four-passenger carriage. For either option below please select one (1) passenger as the pricing is for the total vehicle.The Vis-a-Vis carriage holds four (4) passengers with the seats face-to-face For groups of five (5) to 16 passengers you must book the large carriage Please note: Routes are chosen prior to departure on the date of travel. This is determined by a City of Charleston Tourism official and is out of the control of the local operator."""
From $150.00

More Things to Do in Congaree Swamp National Monument

Hiking in Congaree

Congaree National Park has around 25 miles of trails and these trails provide the best way to see the swampy landscape. The most popular trail is the boardwalks that start from behind the visitor...
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Dec 26, 2014

Cypress Knees

These bits of tree that you see growing around the base of the Cypress Trees are called Cypress Knees they can grow up to 7 feet tall and are part of the trees root system. They help the tree obtain...
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Basaic
Nov 01, 2011

View the Swamp From the Boardwalk

There are two ways to see the park: By foot and by boat. If you are touring by foot take the Boardwalk Trail. The Boardwalk Trail serves as a great introduction to this floodplain forest, leads to...
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Basaic
Oct 27, 2011

Start at the Visitors Center

You should start your tour of Congaree National Park at the Harry R. E. Hampton Visitors Center. Here you can pick up a brochure of the park, watch the introductory film, get backcountry permits, and...
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Basaic
Oct 27, 2011

visitor center

the harry hampton visitor center offers a museum about the history and ecology of the congaree national swamp. they also present a short film about the park. at the visitor center you can get maps of...
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doug48
Apr 04, 2011

boardwalk trail

the boardwalk trail is the best trail to take for a quick overview of the park. this 2.4 mile long elevated trail takes about an hour to tour. at the park is the .7 mile bluff trail, 4.6 mile weston...
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doug48
Apr 04, 2011
 
 
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cypress stand

pictured are cypress knees among a stand of cypress trees in the swamp. cypress knees are part of the trees root system and help aerate the roots and anchor the tree in the wet soil. cypress trees are...
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doug48
Apr 04, 2011

lob lolly pine

pictured is a lob lolly pine tree. the congaree national swamp is home to the tallest lob lolly pines in the united states. in most areas of the south old growth lob lolly pines were forested in the...
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doug48
Apr 04, 2011

gut

pictured is what is refered to as a gut in the congaree swamp. guts are small gullies and sloughs that run through the park. after a flood period water returns back to the congaree river by means of...
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doug48
Apr 04, 2011

weston lake

weston lake was once part of the congaree river thousands of years ago. weston lake is known as an "elbow lake" because it was once a curve in the congaree river. weston lake is home to otters, wood...
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doug48
Apr 04, 2011

pawpaw tree

pictured is a small pawpaw tree in the congaree national swamp. pawpaws are the most dominate understory tree in the swamp. the fruit of the pawpaw is edible and was been eaten by native americans and...
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doug48
Apr 04, 2011

seeping bog

the muck of the swamp gets so saturated with rain and flood water that mini springs form all over the swamp. this water seeps out of the ground then flows into guts and finally returns to the congaree...
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doug48
Apr 04, 2011

still

pictured is a replica still in the congaree national swamp. for hundreds of years the swamp was a hiding place for runaway slaves, fugitives from justice, and moonshiners. there are a number of...
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doug48
Apr 04, 2011

Sights along the Boardwalk

As you travel along the boardwalk, it's handy to have the brochure as you can the learn about some of the plant life you'll be seeing. Outside of that, take the time to simply admire the quiet beauty...
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PinkFloydActuary
Jun 20, 2009

Top 5 Congaree Swamp National Monument Writers

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"congaree swamp national park"
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"A Winter Visit to Congaree Swamp"
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PinkFloydActuary

"National Monument to National Park"
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Basaic

"Basaic Congaree National Park Page"
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"Cold day in the forest"
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