Sequoia National Park is one of our oldest national parks. It encompasses a vast portion of the Sierra Nevada mountains, approximately 630 square miles, most of which is designated wilderness with no access other than on foot. It also includes the highest mountain peak in the contiguous 48 states, Mount Whitney.
We visited Columbia during our road trip in 2013. This time we parked at The Barnyard RV Park in Lexington, SC. Our primary objective this time was to visit the only National Park in South Carolina.
Pop quiz: What is the most visited US national park? Many people might think it’s Yellowstone or Grand Canyon. Actually, by a wide margin, it’s Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Makes sense since it is easily accessible to a large number of people in the surrounding states of Tennessee, North Carolina, South Caroline, Kentucky, Virginia, Georgia and West Virginia. So after having been to the most visited national park we went to one of the least visited, Congaree National Park.