DuPont State Forest benefits our local economy.

Public lands, like DuPont State Recreational Forest, bring in $1.3 million in state and local tax revenue. In Western North Carolina visitors spend $83.3 million a year and residents annual spend $31.7 million on outdoor recreation.

Friends of DuPont Forest CARES for our world class trail system, PROTECTS the Forest and INSPIRES love for our public lands. JOIN us  and be a VOICE for the Forest. We campaign for policies and investments that keep the water clean, the trails awesome, and the wildlife safe.

Questions? Call or text  Sara Landry at 828.713.2368 or email