A Picnic Hike At Lake Alford In DuPont State Recreational Forest
Last updated 1/2/2017 at 5:43pm
This week's outdoor destination hike is Lake Alford in DuPont State Recreational Forest. Lake Alford is located behind Lake Dense, near the Buck Forest parking lot, and is about an hour hike on mostly gravel roads, with some multi-use trail in the woods.
Some call it a pond, because it's not very big at all. It is shaded and secluded, however, as far as DuPont goes. The lake is actually connected to Lake Julia and Lake Dense via a 6-inch pipe. The three lakes were connected, the old timers says, to feed cold water to the lakes to support the trout populations that were released into the l...