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Aug 23, 2015 - DuPont State Forest Waterfalls

Sunday morning, I woke up, had breakfast, and checked out of the hotel. It was a long drive home and I wanted to get in a good hike before I left. So I headed to DuPont State Forest, just east of Brevard, and parked at the Hooker Falls parking area. After getting my stuff together, I started out on the short Hooker Falls Road to its namesake waterfall. I was here early enough that I beat the crowds and had favorable lighting to capture the falls. One guy was swimming in the pool beneath the waterfall, but no one else was here. I took...

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Jul 28, 2013 - DuPont - Bridal Veil Falls

On Sunday, we had planned to go to Gorges State Park and hike to the Horsepasture River and enjoy swimming and sliding on Turtleback Falls. Unfortunately, the water level was way too high to safely swim there this year. At least one person had died there in the past couple of weeks, so instead we headed to DuPont State Forest. On the way out of camp, Sandy and I swung by Catheys Creek Falls, just up the forest road from the entrance to Kuykendall. It's a nice waterfall and Sandy had never seen it before, so we swung by since it was so close...

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Mar 10, 2013 - Waterfalls in DuPont

Sunday morning, we woke up later than expected due to the start of Daylight Saving Time. We broke camp and headed towards DuPont State Forest, stopping on the way at Connestee Falls. Unfortunately, due to development, it's not possible to get a good view of the falls. Although there is a "park" at the real estate office with a boardwalk, the only view is from the top of the falls, which makes it difficult to see. The boardwalk ends at the top of Connestee Falls with a view across to Batson Creek Falls. The two flow together and make a nice...

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