Upcoming events

    • 07/09/2022
    • 8:45 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Fawn Lake Access Area
    • 18
    Register

    Weather:  It is likely we will be able to get our trail work in before the afternoon thunderstorms roll in.   However, check your email at 6pm on Friday.   If cancellation due to bad weather is necessary, it will be sent out by then.   

    Assembly Location: Fawn Lake Access Area

    Assembly Time:  8:45AM

    Work Location: Turkey Knob Trail (single track)

    We will carpool in and park along Pinnacle Mtn Rd. where it intersects with Turkey Knob Trail.   Carpooling is required because of the limited parking on Pinnacle Mtn Rd. 

     Work Type: Rebuilding/cleaning drains, repairing erosion and clearing corridor.   We will be working on the next segment of trail which is up the trail from where the Trail Crew worked on 5/14/2022. 

    Tools:  Will be provided but don't hesitate to bring your favorite shovel, Pulaski  or Rogue hoe.  

    Safety Equipment:  Bring water.  Wear heavy boots and work gloves.   Safety glasses required, and provided, for corridor clearing. 

    Physical requirements:  Must be able to:

    • Hike 2 miles with ~150 feet of ascent and ~150 feet of descent while carrying a 5 lb trail tool
    • Lift at least 20 lbs
    • Either: loosen and move large quantities of dirt OR cut and move small trees (3" diameter)

    Experience: No experience necessary.

    Finish Time: 1:00 PM

    Questions: Contact Lyle Burgmann @ llbmwb@gmail.com . 

    Registrant Cancellations: If, after registering, you will be unable to attend, please send an email to Lyle Burgmann at llbmwb@gmail.com .   Lyle will cancel your registration and open your slot to others who want to attend. 

    Waivers:  Each trail crew member will be required to sign a liability waiver to participate. 


    • 07/10/2022
    • 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Guion Farms Parking Area
    • 0
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    Join Friends of DuPont Forest Board President Ericka Berg for a walk to Wintergreen Falls! This roughly 3.4 mile easy to moderate hike is a great way to experience a less well-known waterfall in DuPont, Wintergreen Falls. This hike is family friendly.

    This walk is free and open to the public. Donations are welcome and can be made at dupontforest.com/donate

    Please dress for the weather, wear closed toe shoes appropriate for hiking and bring water and a snack along, if needed.

    RSVP REQUIRED.

    • 07/12/2022
    • 8:45 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Fawn Lake Access Area
    • 16
    Register

    Assembly Location: Fawn Lake Access Area

    Assembly Time:  8:45AM

    Work Location: Turkey Knob Trail (single track)

    We will carpool in and park along Pinnacle Mtn Rd. where it intersects with Turkey Knob Trail.   Carpooling is required because of the limited parking on Pinnacle Mtn Rd. 

     Work Type: Rebuilding/cleaning drains, repairing erosion and clearing corridor.   We will be working on the next segment of trail which is up the trail from where the Trail Crew will be working on 7/9/2022. 

    Tools:  Will be provided but don't hesitate to bring your favorite shovel, Pulaski  or Rogue hoe.  

    Safety Equipment:  Bring water.  Wear heavy boots and work gloves.   Safety glasses required, and provided, for corridor clearing. 

    Physical requirements:  Must be able to:

    • Hike 2 miles with ~150 feet of ascent and ~150 feet of descent while carrying a 5 lb trail tool
    • Lift at least 20 lbs
    • Either: loosen and move large quantities of dirt OR cut and move small trees (3" diameter)

    Experience: No experience necessary.

    Finish Time: 12:00 Noon

    Questions: Contact Lyle Burgmann @ llbmwb@gmail.com . 

    Registrant Cancellations: If, after registering, you will be unable to attend, please send an email to Lyle Burgmann at llbmwb@gmail.com .   Lyle will cancel your registration and open your slot to others who want to attend. 

    Waivers:  Each trail crew member will be required to sign a liability waiver to participate. 


    • 07/12/2022
    • 9:00 AM
    • Guion Farm Access Area - DuPont State Forest
    • 0
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    Join Friends of DuPont Forest for an adventurous Mushroom Hike. This adventure will be led by Charlotte Caplan, an amateur mycologist with 40+  years experience studying mushrooms and past president of the Asheville Mushroom Club

    The hike will begin at Guion Farms Access where we will make a loop of about 1.5 miles with very little elevation change.  Please see the list of items to bring to further enhance your experience. 

    Please bring a field guide and hand lens/magnifier,  Suggested field guides consist of:  "A Field Guide to Mushrooms of the Carolinas" or 'National Audubon Society, Field Guide to Mushrooms."

    This is a members only event. Not a member yet? Join here and register right away.

The Friends of DuPont Forest Event Series is brought to you by our friends at DD Bullwinkel's.