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DuPont State Recreational Forest

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One of My Favorite Places in Western NC

We've been here many times and have always been in awe of the beauty of this place. Whether hiking... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Perry S
Enoree, South Carolina

If you are looking for awesome waterfalls this is the place. High Falls,Triple Falls,and Hooker... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Bluffton, South Carolina
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This forest covers more than 10,000 acres from Hendersonville to Brevard, North Carolina.
Staton Road, Cedar Mountain, NC 28718
+1 828-877-6527
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been here many times and have always been in awe of the beauty of this place. Whether hiking to the main waterfalls or finding a trail and hiking out in the woods we've never been disappointed in how the trails or the visitor center...More

Thank Perry S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

High Falls, Hooker Falls, Triple Falls are all different, all spectacular. As our grandchildren become old enough we take them to DuPont to hike to the falls. They are amazed. Sadly, the trails are a great attraction for the trail bikers who show little regard...More

Thank NCMstGardner
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cant beat the price (free!). Outstanding scenery, very walkable and well maintained trails, and scenery is simply beautiful.

Thank Granicus007
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are looking for awesome waterfalls this is the place. High Falls,Triple Falls,and Hooker Falls are spectacular and easy to hike to. Nice visitor center and facilities.

Thank NancyKSC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Easy short hikes in the area. You will see some amazing waterfalls. Glad we visited this. We had some rain however..

Thank Nick V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This State park has three impressive waterfalls as part of a 4-5 mile hike. Great photo opportunities. Signage is not real helpful but once you realize you have to cross a bridge and the trail goes under the highway you are on your way.

Thank Robert A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A beautiful spacious forest with numerous walking trails that are easily accessible and family friendly. There are huge beautiful waterfalls with wading pools and tubing. There is a bit more walking involved but the paths are wide and well maintained.

Thank Katy P
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

The Last of the Mohicans was filmed here and you can hike and see the water falls from the movie. Great ranger station that will give you a map of all the trails and how to get to the trail heads. After we hiked, stopped...More

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Reviewed 10 August 2018

Lots of reviews on how great it is, but the signage is lacking. Download or bring a map as once you are there it’s too late.

Thank canadamooney
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Its not called the Land of waterfalls for nothing. Did the High Falls loop which includes Triple Falls and a short excursion to hooker falls. Hard to imagine that DuPont had a factory here that made x ray film. They came for the pure water.

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3 April 2018|
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Response from Lets W | Reviewed this property |
I would say triple falls are optimum for kids to play around and do a little bit of hike as well. Pools are very expansive their with flat rocks to have little bit of picnic as well.
3 February 2018|
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Response from Janice K | Reviewed this property |
DuPont State Forest and Pisgah National Forest are less than an hour from Asheville. Both have waterfalls.
Melissa B
26 July 2017|
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Response from NCWFUcyclingVet | Reviewed this property |
The water is very shallow at Hooker Falls, so you shouldn't have a problem unless you get close to the center of the falls where it is a little deeper. A life vest couldn't hurt, but probably not necessary. You can climb up... More