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DuPont State Recreational Forest

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Staton Road, Cedar Mountain, NC 28718
+1 828-877-6527
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Steep short walks

This was beautiful. Triple Falls was the best. Walk as far as you can because it is really... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
fk50
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Smyrna, Georgia
Waterfalls and hikes

Beautiful scenery while hiking to waterfalls. Can bike or take horses as well. Can relax at Hooker... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Abby R
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Hollywood
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This forest covers more than 10,000 acres from Hendersonville to Brevard, North Carolina.
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good14%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“covered bridge” (90 reviews)
“triple falls” (181 reviews)
“high falls” (161 reviews)
LOCATION
Staton Road, Cedar Mountain, NC 28718
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was beautiful. Triple Falls was the best. Walk as far as you can because it is really beautiful.

1  Thank fk50
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful scenery while hiking to waterfalls. Can bike or take horses as well. Can relax at Hooker falls and soak by the falls! Do not miss all the hikes this park has to offer!

Thank Abby R
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was magnificent but the trails are not well marked and the maps are too simplistic. I loved the natural wonder but many trails are EXTREMELY difficult and dangerous and should be marked as such, pathways are slippery. Be smart, use caution and come prepared.

Thank yardfunk1
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Off the beaten path but a great destination. From the ranger station there is a well maintained, well marked 3-mi trail that takes you to two beautiful waterfalls and a nice covered bridge. High Falls, at 125-ft is the first waterfall you will encounter by...More

1  Thank Barry M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Dirt/gravel road leads you to the ranger station, but it is difficult to find behind the trees. Also, handicapped parking is past the ranger station entry, so it is easily missed. We were told that the next time we visit, that we should call ahead...More

Thank LH2152
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easy to moderate access to three waterfalls and a covered bridge on well maintained rock/gravel trails. about 2 1/2 miles round trip will get you to the covered bridge, High Falls, and Triple Falls. There are a couple of covered picnic shelters at the two...More

3  Thank mcpandt
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Haven’t been here in many years. Still an unbelievably scenic place. Elderly or young people can do this without having their hike very far.

Thank Jeff M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great time in the forest lots of perfect trails you can do anything here swim horseback ride bikes everybody loves the fawn lake

Thank Patricia Y
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the paths are easy to hike and the waterfalls are fabulous. Take the time to visit this gem. Wear comfortable shoes and bring a bottle of water.

Thank VMD1223
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Reviewed May 25, 2018 via mobile

We were staying in Lake Lure and wanted to find some hiking to do in the area. DuPont Forest was only about an hour away and free admission. It was a wonderful way to spend about 1/2 day (you could also spend much longer if...More

Thank ChristusG
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adw7374
April 2, 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.
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yady732017
February 2, 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.
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Melissa B
July 25, 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
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