DuPont State Forest is located between Brevard and Hendersonville and is truly the land of waterfalls. The forest contains about 10,400 acres of waterfalls, trails, and forest. Come and see Hooker Falls, High Falls, Triple Falls, Bridal Veil Falls, Wintergreen Falls, and Grassy Rock Falls.
While your there, visit Cedar Creek and Stone Mountain as well. You can also go horseback riding, mountain biking, hunting, fishing, and hiking in the forest.
Bring your mountain bike down to DuPont Forest and tear up the 90 different biking trails! From your bike you can enjoy great views of the crystal clear waterfalls and secluded lakes. Get your adrenaline pumping as you race your way down the hills. Feel the wind brush by your face and take in the pure beauty of the forest.
If you are looking for a leisurely day in the park, one of the various trails may be for you. Weather you are looking to lose weight, or simply enjoy the views, the trails are for you. They are open all day to everyone.
To fish in DuPont State Forest's streams, you must not only have a regular fishing license, but also a special trout fishing license. You are not allowed to fish within 300 feet of the tops of the waterfalls, and no night fishing is allowed. From June 1 to September 30 are the only times that you may keep trout that you catch.
Hunting is allowed in DuPont State Forest, but you must have a permit. When hunting outside the safety zones, you should wear bright colors. You are allowed to hunt turkey, deer, and small game during the appropriate hunting seasons.
Many trails in DuPont State Forest are horse friendly. Make sure to check the signs at the beginning of the trail to know what kind of transportation is allowed on the trail. If you bring a horse, make sure that you have recent coggins. You will be asked to leave otherwise.