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South Carolina - Congaree National Park

This Hike is led by GWH Ambassadors Stacy Boyce and Brice Maruna. Join us for a sunset and firefly hike at SC's only National Park!

The first 10 members to arrive will receive special Girls Who Hike giveaways!

Trail Rating: This is a green hike on the GWH scale – 8 miles and less than 2,000 ft elevation gain
Congaree National Park - Oakridge Trail Loop
Date: May 5th
Time: 5:30 pm
Distance: 8 Miles (It's a loop) 
Elevation Gain: 0
Location: Visitor's Center, in the picnic shelter. 100 National Park Road, Hopkins, SC 29061
Dogs: Yes
Permits / Passes: Eventbrite required
Trail Info: https://www.nps.gov/cong/planyourvisit/trail-information.htm
Kids: No
Men: No

***As with all GWH events, you must sign the GWH waiver before attending – it takes less than a minute to sign, and once you’ve signed it once you’re good to go for all future meetups***
LINK TO WAIVER: http://bit.ly/GWHLiabilityWaiver

To complete this hike, I highly recommend bringing snacks, at least 2 L of water, and your 10 essentials. Note that flashlights will be required and they must have a RED light. White lights are not Leave No Trace (LNT) compatible and disrupt the wildlife. 

For more info on the fireflies visit this link: https://www.nps.gov/cong/fireflies.htm. There is no guarantee we will see the Synchronized Fireflies, but we are confident we will at least see the fireflies. 

This hike is open to hikers of all skill levels. We’ll be hiking as a group, and nobody will be left behind or forgotten.

Any updates will be posted here on the Facebook event page in the SC Chapter or emailed to registered members.