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Projects prompt parking closures at DuPont

Hooker Falls. Donated photo Hooker Falls. Donated photo

Several parking areas in DuPont State Recreational Forest will be closed the next few months due to N.C. Forest Service maintenance and repair projects, beginning with the Hooker Falls access area. 

The Hooker Falls access area is closed as of Monday, Feb. 8, as crews start to repair and renovate the heavily used site. The work will include improvements to degraded infrastructure, parking lot visitor safety and water quality. 

Other parking areas that may be affected by upcoming repair projects are the High Falls and Lake Imaging access areas. Visitors planning to access trailheads from these parking access areas may encounter closures that will require them to adjust their plans.

Current information on closures in the state forest is available at

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