Hunters are required to have a permit to hunt in DuPont Forest. Hunting days are Thursday, Friday, and Saturday during hunting season.  Hunting safety zones have been established around waterfalls and other high-use areas.

Hunting season is announced in July and typically starts mid-September through January. 

Permitting applications and information can be found at the NC Wildlife Resource Commission.

All users should wear blaze orange during hunting season.

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