A dude ranch outside of Asheville has become North Carolina’s 40th state park. On July 19, Gov. Roy Cooper signed Senate Bill 535 into law, creating Pisgah State View Park. The 16-hundred acre parcel in Candler is home to Pisgah View Ranch. Senator Chuck Edwards (R-Henderson) introduced the bill in April and notes that the land has been owned by the same family since 1790.