Congaree National Park, located below Columbia, SC is floodplain area with walking trails, camping and canoeing available. It's one of the tallest deciduous forests in the world.
We found this little guy atop a Cyprus knee. Cyprus trees, which are located throughout the park, have roots such as this one (called knees) that rise up like stalagmites helping the tress to breathe.
Location: 33°46'60.00"N 80°46'60.00"W
Distance from downtown Greenville: 132 miles