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Bridal Veil Falls in Dupont Forest. Bridal Veil Falls

Website: http://www.dupontforest.com/explore/bridal-veil-falls/

Bridal Veil Falls in located in Dupont State Forest. To get to the falls it is about a 3 mile hike one way on gravel roads beginning at the Buck Forest parking areas. The falls travels over a wide section of bedrock. The falls is about 10 feet high.

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High Falls in Dupont State Forest. High Falls

Is located in the Dupont State Forest. To access the falls begin at the Buck Forest Parking.It is about a 1 mile hike to the 100 foot falls. There is also a covered bridge at the top of the falls on the main trail known at Buck Forest Trail which begins at the Buck Forest Parking lot.

 

 

 

 


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Children playing at the basin of Hooker Falls in Dupont Forest.

Hooker Falls

Reviews: Yelp

Hooker Falls is a beautiful watergalls that is about 15 feet high located in Dupont Forest. It is an easy .25 hike  from the parking on a gravel road.  Bring the family and have a picnic and swim in the basin of the falls.

Directions: From Hendersonville, take Kanuga which will turn into Crab Creek Road travel 14.9 miles. Turn left on Dupont Road (S.R. 1259)  and go about 3 miles. Hooker Falls parking lot is on the right.

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Looking Glass Falls in Pisgah National Park. Looking Glass Falls

Reviews: Yelp    TripAdvisor

Looking Glass Falls is in the Pisgah National Forest and is prehaps the most popular and photographed falls in Western NC.  It is located on Hwy 276 and you are able to see the falls from the road.  Looking Glass Falls is about 60 feet high and swimming is allowed in the pool at the base of the falls but you swim at your own risk.

Directions:  From the intersection of Hwys 64, 280 and 276 north near Brevard, drive north on Hwy 276 north for 5.6 miles and pull off in the paved lane on the right. If you are coming from the Blue Ridge Parkway, get off on the Hwy 276 exit and drive south for 9.2 miles.

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Triple Falls in Dupont Forest State Park, Triple Falls

Parts of the movies "The Hunger Games" and the "Last of the Mohicans" were shot in Dupont State Forest. It is a beautiful waterfall as it cascades down in triple layers.

Dupont State Recreational Forest covers an area of 10,400 acres and is located about half-way between Hendersonville and Brevard. It provides over 90 miles of hiking, biking and horseback riding trails throughout the forest.

In addition, swimming, canoeing, and kayaking are allowed were permitted. There are six scenic waterfalls in Dupont Forest; Triple Falls, High Falls, Hooker Falls, Bridal Veil Falls, Grassy Creek Falls, and Wintergreen Falls. 

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