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

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

    Essentials for first aid on the trails

    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

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

  • Scheduled Events

    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

    10:30AM

    Kids bike tour with Squatch Bikes

    Stand Up Paddle Board Demo with Headwaters Outfitters (Lake Imaging)

    American Chestnuts in DuPont State Forest (presentation and hike)

    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

    Stand Up Paddle Board Demo with Headwaters Outfitters (Lake Imaging)

             Using the Avenza App in DuPont Forest Demo

    12:00PM

    Orienteering with the WNC Orienteering Club

            History tour to Thomas Cemetery

    12:30PM

    Stand Up Paddle Board Demo with Headwaters Outfitters (Lake Imaging)

    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

All our friends are going to be there!