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

Pole Mountain Trail Project – Phase One Success and Next Steps

Phase one of the Pole Mountain Trail Project was substantially completed during May and June with excellent results. The four Wyoming Conservation Corps crews and many volunteers put in over 3,000 hours work on the System Trails to improve trail drainage and reroutes necessary for trail sustainability on Pole Mountain. Located between Laramie and Cheyenne,Read more

Greater Yellowstone Trail and Teton Pass Pathway Progress

Wyoming Pathways continues to make excellent progress toward the vision of the Greater Yellowstone Trail, a world-class regional bicycling and walking trail connecting Jackson Hole Wyoming with West Yellowstone Montana. The GYT starts in Grand Teton National Park, crosses Teton Pass on the south end to Victor, then follows the historic Yellowstone rail line andRead more

VIPs Visit Pole Mountain Trail Project

This past Wednesday was a great day up on Pole Mountain. Work on the Pole Mountain Trail Project continued, with the Wyoming Conservation Corps crews working on improving drainage on the trails while a group of VIP visitors stopped by to learn more about the project and view the progress that had been made overRead more

Volunteers Get Their Hands Dirty at Pole Mountain “Dig Day”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: (download the Wyoming Pathways press release) June 9, 2017 CONTACT: Tim Young, Executive Director, (307) 413-8464, www.wyopath.org Volunteers Get Their Hands Dirty at Pole Mountain “Dig Day” Great Turnout for National Trails Day Event Shows Community Commitment to Improve the Trails at Pole Mountain [LARAMIE, WY]— On Saturday, June 3rd, the UniversityRead more

Wyoming Pathways Receives $20,000 Grant for Further Development of the Greater Yellowstone Trail

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  (download the Wyoming Pathways press release) (download the Rails to Trails national press release) June 1, 2017 CONTACT: Tim Young, Executive Director, (307) 413-8464, www.wyopath.org Wyoming Pathways Receives $20,000 Grant for Further Development of the Greater Yellowstone Trail Project is one of six in the country to receive Rails-to-Trails Conservancy’s 2017 DoppeltRead more

Greater Yellowstone Trail Concept Plan Wins International Trails Award

The Greater Yellowstone Trail Concept Plan has been selected as the winner of the American Trails “Trail Planning & Design” (greater than $500,000) Award (read more about the award here and read the article on the PR Web website) Wilson, WY, May 9, 2017 – Today, at the American Trails International Trails Symposium, the Greater YellowstoneRead more

Executive Director Tim Young Attends National Bike Summit and Meets with Wyoming Delegation in D.C.

While Washington DC its a long way away, its our nation’s capital and extremely helpful to visit our Delegation and keep up on federal issues, opportunities and threats to biking, walking and trail programs in Wyoming.   In March, Brian Schilling, the Teton County Pathways Coordinator, and I attended the 18th annual National Bike SummitRead more

Major Pole Mountain Trail Maintenance Project Coming this Summer

For Immediate Release – Please contact:           Tim Young, tim@wyopath.org and 307-413-8464           Aaron Voos, atvoos@fs.fed.us and 307-745-2323 (download press release as a PDF)     Wyoming Pathways, the statewide voice of people who bike and walk, and the Laramie Ranger District, are pleased to announce thatRead more

People Powered Progress Provides Momentum for 2017

What an eventful year 2016 was! From the early success in passing the Bicycle and Pedestrian System Task Force legislation to our current efforts to improve the Shoshone Mountain Bike Route Designation, Wyoming Pathways has been busy working on behalf of those in the Cowboy State who travel and recreate in a “people-powered” way onRead more

Shoshone Mountain Bike Route Designation

UPDATE: We had a great response to our request for comments on the Shoshone National Forest Mountain Bike Route Designation, including one from Governor Matt Mead. Thanks to everyone that took the time to submit a comment. We will continue to work with the Shoshone on these and other trail issues and will keep you postedRead more