DuPont State Recreational Forest, with its picturesque waterfalls and other natural beauty spots, has been a popular destination for movie productions.
Among the movies that have been shot in DuPont are “The Hunger Games,” “The Last of the Mohicans,” “Max,” “The Between,” “The Legacy of the White Tail Deer Hunter,” and “Seven Days Till Midnight.” DuPont has also been the scene for numerous TV shows and photo shoots, boosting the area’s profile and contributing to the local economy.
Specific locations in DuPont for “The Hunger Games” include the top of Triple Falls and along parts of the Little River. The Hunger GamesTM Unofficial Fan Tours will take you to these spots and others to relive the movie. For more information, go to www.hungergamesunofficialfantours.com.
To relive a scene from the “The Last of the Mohicans,” go to Bridal Veil Falls in DuPont. Information on how to get to these and other locations can be found at the Aleen Steinberg Center, the forest’s visitor center off Staton Road.
Other movies and TV shows have been shot in the county, including the 1958 Robert Mitchum film “Thunder Road.”
For more information about filming in the area, go to www.filmbrevardnc.com.