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.