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Pisgah View park closes on 230 acres of land for $2 million, gears up for master plan

Christian Smith  Asheville Citizen Times

ASHEVILLE – Pisgah View, Buncombe County’s first state park, is inching closer to its opening day after the state closed on 230 acres of land with streams and highlands on the south end of the park Dec. 20.

Since 2019, the North Carolina Division of Parks and Recreation has been working with the Cogburn family, which currently owns the property, to buy over 1,300 acres of what used to be the historic Pisgah View Ranch, Deputy Director for Natural Resources and Planning Brian Strong told the Citizen Times Jan. 10. FOR MORE

Photo Courtesy of the Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy

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