Welcome to Wyoming Pathways

Welcome to Wyoming Pathways, the statewide voice of people who bicycle and walk. Join the movement and make our voice stronger. Wyoming Pathways’ goal is to encourage safe bicycling and walking – helping to create thriving communities and enhance public lands across Wyoming. People-powered activities – like bicycling, walking, and cross-country skiing – provide manyRead more

Freatured Reports and Stories

New Plan underway for Moose-Wilson Corridor. National Park Service back tracking on the 2007 EIS Decision

(For additional background, please read our article on the history of the Moose-Wilson Corridor) Currently, Grand Teton National Park has embarked on a new Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Moose Wilson Corridor between Teton Village and Moose. While a pathway was approved for the south half in the 2007 decision, the NPS is reconsidering thatRead more

Brief History of Grand Teton National Park Pathways and new Moose-Wilson Corridor EIS Underway – How we got here, and time to comment, again!

For decades, at least since the late 70’s through the 80’s and 90’s, many in the Jackson Hole community, along with many park visitors, sought to improve bicycling and walking access to Grand Teton National Park for people to more safely and enjoyably visit the park without a motor vehicle. There was keen interest inRead more

Good News for Wyoming – FAST Act Analysis and Thanks to Senator Barrasso

Good news for Wyoming, including all of us biking and walking supporters around the Cowboy state. Congress has passed a new long-term Surface Transportation program, called the FAST Act, which was signed into law by President Obama this month. Many thanks to all of you that have written in support of federal transportation programs thatRead more

Tim Young Meets with Legislators in Washington DC

Wyoming Pathways Executive Director, Tim Young, had a successful mid November trip to Washington, DC for a meeting with Senator Barrasso and meetings with his legislative staff on transportation and natural resources issues. Tim was also able to visit Senator Enzi’s office, and meet with the League of American Bicyclists and several of Wyoming Pathways’Read more

Winter Fat Biking – Riding Southeastern Wyoming’s Happy Jack Area

By Jon Cicarelli Fat bikes are a relatively new phenomenon in the world of cycling. Early versions have been available commercially for about a decade, but only in past few years have they become a common sight around on public lands. For those who frequent the Happy Jack recreational area near Laramie Wyoming, they areRead more

Six Teams Attend Wyoming Community Mobility Institute

In mid-October, six Wyoming communities traveled to Lander to attend a unique training program offered by the Sonoran New Mobility West initiative. With support from the Wyoming-based LOR Foundation, the training was provided for free, however communities first had to apply for assistance, create local teams representing key stakeholders, and come prepared to develop actionRead more

Wyoming TRW Committee Meets in Jackson

The Wyoming Joint Travel, Recreation, Wildlife and Cultural Resources Committee met in Jackson, WY on Monday and Tuesday, September 26th and 27th. Part of the work assigned to the Committee during this session is an Interim Study on bicycling and walking. The Committee worked to refine the proposed Bicycle System Task Force Bill. In additionRead more

New Trails Taking Shape in Cody – Beck Lake Bike Park and Trail System

Wyoming Pathways board member, John Gallagher is heavily involved in this project to augment the Beck Lake Bike Park and Trail system, a partnership effort between the Park County Pedalers, City of Cody, Bureau of Land Management, the Shoshone Recreation District and the Wyoming Recreational Trails Program. Professional trail building contractor, Trail Source, has beenRead more

Wyoming Pathways Proposes New “Active Wyoming” Initiative

Update: TRW Committee Agrees to Draft Bill Supporting Bicycling and Trails! Wyoming Pathways Executive Director, Tim Young, appeared before the Wyoming Joint Travel, Recreation, Wildlife, and Cultural Resources Committee in Kemmerer on Monday, August 10th, 2015. The Committee is beginning work on a Bicycle Tourism and Recreation Interim Study topic, and invited Wyoming Pathways toRead more

Wyoming Bike Walk Trails Summit Report

Statewide gathering in Casper showcases benefits of biking, walking, and trails The Wyoming Bike Walk Trails Summit held June 25-27 in Casper was a resounding success.  Centered around the theme “Active Wyoming – People, Places and Prosperity”, the conference connected communities, agencies and people by bringing together biking, walking, health, and active living experts withRead more