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      DuPont State Recreational Forest, commonly known as DuPont Forest, is a 10,473-acre state forest, located in Henderson and Transylvania counties of North Carolina.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      eBikes Allowed: No
      Land Status: State Forest
      Land Manager: NCFS
      Guion Farm Parking google parking directions
      Disclaimer:
      NO E-Bikes Allowed in Dupont State Recreational Forest regardless of how many watts it creates.
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      Region Details
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      Region Status
      Open as of Aug 27, 2021
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      90
      Trails Mountain Bike
      86
      Trails Hike
      90
      Trails Trail Running
      89
      Trails Horse
      59
      Total Distance
      93 miles
      Total Descent
      12,150 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,489 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      3,617 ft
      Reports
      3,247
      Photos
      415
      Ridden Counter
      85,394

      Outside+ Logo Articles

      North Carolina's 5 Most Popular Trail Networks According to Trailforks Data
      Oct 20, 2021 from pinkbike.com
      North Carolina is covered by trails of all varieties, and offers up opportunities for riders of all stripes.

      Photos of Dupont State Recreational Forest Mountain Bike

      25 |
      May 21, 2022 @ 2:56pm
      May 21, 2022
      23 |
      Apr 27, 2022 @ 4:02pm
      Apr 27, 2022
      28 |
      Apr 12, 2022 @ 4:29am
      Apr 12, 2022
      11 |
      Apr 12, 2022 @ 4:28am
      Apr 12, 2022
      295 |
      Apr 20, 2020 @ 4:29pm
      Apr 20, 2020
      464 |
      Aug 27, 2019 @ 2:49pm
      Aug 27, 2019
      1,042 |
      Sep 11, 2015 @ 8:48am
      Sep 11, 2015
      1,154 |
      Apr 13, 2013 @ 7:15am
      Apr 13, 2013

      Videos of Dupont State Recreational Forest Mountain Bike

      Over the bars
      169 | May 1, 2021
      Failed Scandinavian Flick
      trail: Jim Branch
      216 | Feb 15, 2021
      Dupont State Forest - Plan B day
      131 | Dec 14, 2020
      Dupont State Forest
      53 | Dec 14, 2020
      Ridgeline - DuPont
      trail: Ridgeline
      4:59 | 153 | Aug 28, 2020
      Ridgeline - The Most Famous Mountain Bike...
      trail: Ridgeline
      2:24 | 81 | Aug 20, 2020
      Burnt Mountain in :60
      1:00 | 212 | Apr 10, 2020
      Big Rock in :60
      1:00 | 129 | Apr 10, 2020

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #3047337TimxxJCegriddenrouteClassic DuPont w/ Hickory Mountain Loop
      Jul 2, 2022 @ 4:53am
      6 hours
      user #2417128JmorgalwishlistrouteRidgeline for beginners
      Jul 1, 2022 @ 5:16am
      1 day
      user #2989295EacMOwishlistrouteDupont Mini-Tour
      Jun 30, 2022 @ 3:22pm
      2 days
      user #3005798corbindemolinamtbwishlistrouteBest of DuPont - Updated 2019
      Jun 30, 2022 @ 10:00am
      2 days
      user #1557763beesbytheseawishlistrouteBroomchaser
      Jun 30, 2022 @ 7:39am
      2 days

      Recent Comments

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      user #2419120etasbertrailHickory Mountain LoopLOVED this trail !!! (clockwise) This may be...
      Jun 17, 2022 @ 4:13pm
      Jun 17, 2022
      user #2462292nc-sc-climbertrailHickory Mountain LoopI realize that the descent might be longer the...
      Jun 9, 2022 @ 10:56am
      Jun 9, 2022
      user #1680867HitTheTwittrailHickory Mountain LoopCounter clockwise is better
      Jun 4, 2022 @ 9:33am
      Jun 4, 2022
      user #231691racerxmtbtrailCorn Mill Shoals TrailLittle River impassable after heavy rain this...
      May 28, 2022 @ 12:28pm
      May 28, 2022
      user #2419120etasbertrailCorn Mill Shoals TrailBasically, a dead end not specified as a dead...
      Apr 28, 2022 @ 10:04pm
      Apr 28, 2022

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike8692 miles11,854 ft47 miles1,490 ft
      #32#133993,2434333,180
      Hike9093 miles12,149 ft48 miles1,490 ft
      #18#10163,246907
      Trail Running8993 miles12,149 ft48 miles1,490 ft
      #17#93,243222
      Horse5960 miles8,100 ft31 miles1,490 ft
      #1#11,8676
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