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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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High Falls is beautiful!

The hike to the base of High Falls is very well-marked and easy to trek! It is worth it to get to... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2016
M Jay P
Fun for all ages --

This is where they filmed the movie "Hunger Games" There are three really good hikes. Hooker Falls... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2016
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This forest covers more than 10,000 acres from Hendersonville to Brevard, North Carolina.
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  • Very good15%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“covered bridge” (75 reviews)
“triple falls” (166 reviews)
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Staton Road, Cedar Mountain, NC 28718
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Reviewed 25 September 2016

The hike to the base of High Falls is very well-marked and easy to trek! It is worth it to get to the base of the falls! The water and the views are gorgeous!

Thank M Jay P
Reviewed 24 September 2016

This is where they filmed the movie "Hunger Games" There are three really good hikes. Hooker Falls: a mostly paved easy hike down to falls. They also have a handicap accessible road but you must call in advance for someone to let you in. There...More

Thank cpwtrip
Reviewed 22 September 2016

My wife and I came there for a 4 day horse ride and fishing trip. We had one of the best times of your life. The trout fishing is just wonderful and my wife had great time riding her horse on the beautiful trails. We...More

Thank Mark R
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

We were looking for a good hike in the area other than Chimney Rock and this park has quickly become a favorite while we make our annual apple picking trip to this area. The park offers wide well paved trails with good markings and an...More

Thank Lynn R
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Excellent place to visit. There are many waterfalls, trails, and lakes to see. i.e High Falls, Triple Falls and Hooker Falls.The staff at the visitors center were very helpful.

Thank AmaravatiTourism
Reviewed 8 September 2016

My friend and I hiked different trails here. The waterfalls were wonderful. Hooker, Triple Falls, and Bridal Veil. Fawn Lake was beautiful. We had a great time!

Thank dtsclark
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

This is an awesome place to visit. There are many waterfalls, trails, and lakes to see. Everything is very well maintained. The staff at the visitors center were very helpful. Can't wait to return!!!

Thank Annissa A
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Yes... Hooker, Triple, and High Shoals Falls are amazing! But we decided to visit other areas less traveled yesterday and had a blast! After parking at the High Shoals parking area, we walked over the covered bridge at the top of High Shoals and continued...More

Thank Melissa H
Reviewed 6 September 2016

We went to explore the Forest, having heard about it from others. What a place. Miles on miles of mountain bike trails, with streams and lakes along the way. It is not far from Brevard (but beware of Google map directions). We did make the...More

Thank Luke2John
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Very nice park. We went to hooker falls and triple falls. Trails were nice (it is a steep hike up to triple falls). Well worth the stop! Best pictures of waterfalls we got!

Thank Tara L
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Melissa B
25 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
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Melissa B
25 July 2017|
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Response from Jacobs C | Reviewed this property |
It depends on if they are great swimmers , When I was there we where just playing under the water fall , but there was a bunch of kids swimming , it's not that deep at all , be safe have fun !!!
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tadams75
6 October 2016|
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Response from Annissa A | Reviewed this property |
If you park at the Visitors Center, you can hike to Hooker, Triple Falls, and High Falls. Bridal Veil is in a different area and is a 2.5 mile or so hike to that one.
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