A public meeting 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 26, in Candler will give the public the chance to help shape the forthcoming master plan for the new Pisgah View State Park, with an online survey also offering an opportunity for input.
Western North Carolina will see a new state park, rail trail efforts and miles of backcountry paths following Gov. Roy Cooper’s Nov. 18 signature on the first state’s first comprehensive budget law since 2018.
A new state park has been created in Buncombe and Haywood counties following Gov. Roy Cooper’s signature on a state Senate bill July 19, but it will be years before Pisgah View State Park will bridge the gap from concept to reality.