Congaree Bluffs Heritage Park

Congaree Bluffs Heritage Park


Area name

Congaree Bluffs Heritage Park

Area Location

From St. Matthews head west on Highway 419 for approximately 3.4 miles then turn right onto Turkey Track Lane to reach your destination.

Area Map


Hours of Operation: year-round, dawn to dusk.



Congaree Bluffs Heritage Preserve, where you have a keen view of the Congaree Swamp offers the best birding times from April through October.

Key Birds


Anhinga, Barred Owl, Great Horned Owl, Eastern Screech-Owl, Hairy Woodpecker, Pileated Woodpecker, White-eyed Vireo, Brown-headed Nuthatch, Osprey,  Sharp-shinned Hawk, Broad-winged Hawk, Cooper’s Hawl.


Mississippi Kite, Chuck-will’s-widow, Yellow-billed Cuckoo, Ruby-throated Hummingbird, Eastern Wood-Pewee, Acadian Flycatcher, Red-eyed Vireo, Yellow-throated Vireo, Northern Parula, Prairie Warbler, Yellow-throated Warbler, Prothonotary Warbler, Swainson’s Warbler, Kentucky Warbler, Hooded Warbler, Yellow-breasted Chat, Summer Tanager, Blue Grosbeak, Indigo Bunting, Mississippi Kite, Red-shouldered Hawk.


Brown Creeper, Winter Wren, Fox Sparrow.