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Excitement high about Pisgah View State Park

Excitement high about Pisgah View State Park

About 185 people attended a Sept. 26 public input session to chart the future of Pisgah View State Park, and an online survey remains open through Oct. 20.


According to N.C. State Parks, the overall public sentiment was excitement about the new park. Some residents in close proximity to the park expressed concerns over the impacts of additional traffic on rural roadways and the potential for overuse of the park. Most people are looking forward to the opportunity to visit and recreate on both the frontcountry spaces and easily accessible flat areas with public facilities, as well as the backcountry trail system.

Pisgah View State Park is the newest unit of the state park system and sits on land previously known as Pisgah View Ranch, located mostly in Buncombe County but partially in Haywood County. To learn more or to access the survey, visit

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