Join a moderate, 7.5-mile, all-day hike through historic DuPont Forest where we will walk, talk, and take photographs with author Danny Bernstein at 9 a.m. on March 20.

Participants will visit Bridal Veil Falls and four lakes. Although the hike focuses on DuPont Forest history, we might see some early spring flowers and buds.

Meet: Transylvania County Library, 212 S. Gaston St. Brevard at 8:20 a.m.

Cost: $10 WNCHA members; $20 general public

To register, visit https://www.wnchistory.org/event/litcafe-experiences-dupont-forest-history-hike-w-danny-bernstein/?utm_source=Western+North+Carolina+Historical+Association&utm_campaign=b790e0e349-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2020_01_23_05_25_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_7424f63c4d-b790e0e349-329482687.

Wear light boots or good sneakers with hiking sock, a rain jacket (no matter the weather forecast) and a couple of layers of warm clothing – a long sleeve shirt and a fleece.

Bring lunch and snacks and at least one quart of water – two pints. Water will not be available on the hike.

There are no toilets in the forest. We will stop several times for trail breaks in the woods. There is also no cell service in the area including the forest.

Note: For liability reasons, no dogs are allowed on this hike.