Dupont Forest Festival

On September 28, 2019 (National Public Lands Day) Friends of DuPont Forest is throwing a party for DuPont State Recreational Forest and we invited all our friends. Join us for the second annual DuPont Forest Festival. The event is FREE and open to the public.

Where?

Guion Farm Access Area in DuPont State Forest

What time?

10AM-2PM Saturday September 28, 2019

  • Activities

    DuPont Jr. Ranger Program

    Yoga in Nature with Namaste in Nature

    History of DuPont Forest with the Transylvania County Library

    Yoga and Massage

    Science experiments in the water with Mills River Partnership (Hooker Falls Access Area)

    Essentials for first aid on the trails with Island Ford Adventures

    Hemlock research with the Hemlock Restoration Initiative

    Share the trails demonstration with Pisgah Sorba and Pisgah Trail Blazers

    Fly fishing demos with Headwaters Outfitters

    Nature hikes with Muddy Sneakers

    Trail maintenance and forest management  with NC Forest Service

    DuPont gear with Cognative MTB

    Conserving Carolina

    Stand Up Paddle Board demo on Lake Julia with White Squirrel Paddle Boards

    Kayak demo on Lake Julia with Headwaters Outfitters

    *Drop in between 10AM and 2PM to participate in these activities 

  • Scheduled Events

    9:30AM (pre-Festival event)

    Forest trail maintenance discussion with Mary Smith, DuPont Forest Recreation Specialist and Tim Johnson, Senior Planner for Destination by Design

    10AM

    Yoga and hike with Namaste in Nature

    Hike to Wintergreen Falls with Greenville, SC hiking club

    Kids bike clinic with Blue Wall Adventures

    Adult technical skills ride with Piney Mountain Bike Lounge

    Yoga with Yoga and Massage

            Orienteering with the WNC Orienteering Club

    10:30AM

    Forest trail maintenance field assessment with Mary Smith, DuPont Forest Recreation Specialist and Tim Johnson, Senior Planner for Destination by Design

    Kids bike tour with Squatch Bikes

    Storytelling – History of DuPont Forest

            Using the Avenza App in DuPont Forest Demo

    11:00AM

    Nature walk with Muddy Sneakers

    Poker ride with Red Wolf Bike Tours

    11:30AM

    Using the Avenza App in DuPont Forest Demo

    American Chestnuts in DuPont State Forest (presentation and hike)

    12:00PM

    History tour to Thomas Cemetery

    1:00PM

    Kids bike clinic with Blue Wall Adventures

    Wildlife of DuPont Presentation with our resident wildlife guru, Alan Cameron

    Kids bike tour with Squatch Bikes

    Yoga with Yoga and Massage

All our friends are going to be there!