DuPont State Recreational Forest commonly known as DuPont Forest is a 12500-acre 51 km 2 state forest located in Henderson and Transylvania counties of North CarolinaThe name originates from the fact that the DuPont company arranged the sale of the original tract to the state. Located between Brevard and Hendersonville its an easy 40-mile drive from AshevilleMost visitors flock to the three-mile roundtrip hike to three waterfalls Hooker Triple and High Falls but theres so much more to explore.
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Dupont state forest map. Enormous waterfalls plunge from towering rocky cliffs landing in deep pools of blue. There are 90 miles of trails. DuPont State Forest is a 10000-acre outdoor wonderland filled with fantastic hiking and mountain biking trails near Brevard NC.
Do not enter restricted property. Triple Falls is the third of the Little River and consists of three distinct cascades totaling about 120 in vertical drop. These three waterfalls are all very pretty and are extremely easy to visit as theyre right off of NY-14.
Take proper precautions in case you get lost. Dupont State Recreational Forest Order Tree Seedlings Situation Report Fire Weather Readiness Plans Educational State Forests NC. DuPont State Recreational Forest is an outdoor lovers dream with many waterfalls and 86 miles of trails on protected 10000 acres.
Produced by the North Carolina Forest Service 2012 Trail Legend miles 1-Airstrip Trail 10 2-Barn. In the late 1990s the Friends of DuPont Forest a volunteer service organization started acquiring land for the first State Recreation Forest in the countryAfter years of work acquiring land the DuPont State Recreation Forest now includes over 80 miles of trails that cover an intricate trail network. Firewise Strategic Plan Forest Action Plan 2017 Biennial Report Private Forestry Service Providers.
Carteret County Ranger Brent Toler 2721 Highway 101 Beaufort NC 28516 Voice. As I mentioned when discussing NY-14 Falls 1 as youre driving along NY-14 from Watkins Glen to Montour Falls youll find a number of smaller waterfalls that arent really reportedSometimes smaller waterfalls go to the wayside when near larger waterfalls. Featured in the movie Last of the Mohicans Triple Falls is about a seven minute walk from the Hooker Falls parking area.
The longer trails are for experienced people with topo maps. DuPont State Recreational Forest PO Box 300 Cedar Mountain NC 28718-0300 Voice. Natural beauty fills the parks sprawling acres.
Find the travel option that best suits you. First time visitors often come for views of falling water and lush forest growth with popular attractions including High Falls Triple Falls and Hooker Falls. Do not cross the marked boundary of DuPont State Recreational Forest.
Triple Falls DuPont State Recreational Forest. The cheapest way to get from New York to Triple Falls DuPont State Forest costs only 86 and the quickest way takes just 3¾ hours. DuPont State Recreational Forest PO Box 300 Cedar Mountain NC 28718-0300 Voice.
Friends of DuPont Forest Volunteer in DuPont State. Wear bright colors during hunting season. Adjacent tracts have since been purchased and added to the state forest.
DuPont State Recreational Forest has much to offer. DuPont State DuPont SRF Boundary Hunting Safety Zone Lake Stream State Road-Paved State Road-Gravel County Line Powerline IA Parking Area Waterfall Picnic Shelter Structure ï Cemetery Kids Bike Trail Contour Interval. DuPont State Recreational Forest PO Box 300 Cedar Mountain NC 28718-0300 Voice.
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