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Bicycle and Pedestrian System Task Force Phone Meeting – Wednesday August 9th

From the August 1, 2017 K2 Radio Article by Susan Burk: Do you love to bike and ride on Wyoming’s trails and pathways? You might want to weigh on the Wyoming Cycling Task Force’s next meeting. The effort is Wyoming’s first look on a state level at the economic, health and community benefits of bicycleRead more

Wyoming Bicycle and Pedestrian System Task Force Update

Following the legislative success last year of the passage of the Bicycle and Pedestrian System Task Force Act, efforts have been underway to create a Legislative Report on the “benefits and opportunities” of bicycle and pedestrian pathways and natural surface trails for Wyoming communities. To oversee the report preparation, Governor Matt Mead appointed a TaskRead more

Governor’s Wyoming Outdoor Recreation Task Force Update

Wyoming Pathways board member Melanie Arnett also serves as a Non-motorized Recreation representative on the Governor’s Wyoming Outdoor Recreation Task Force. Melanie reports that the Task Force held a series of meetings around the state this spring, where the group discussed the many aspects of outdoor recreation in Wyoming, and gathering public input. The TaskRead more

Kids’ MTB Camps at Curt Gowdy State Park are Enjoyed by Campers and Coaches Alike

“These kids are amazing!” was a common sentiment expressed by volunteer coaches at the Stone Temple Mountain Bike Camp, held this past June at Wyoming’s Curt Gowdy State Park. As usual, coaches were surprised at the growth as both mountain bikers and people the kids displayed over the course of the annual 5-day camp andRead more

Jurassic Classic Mountain Bike Festival Coming to Lander this August

This coming August 24-26th, Wyoming mountain bikers and outdoor enthusiasts will be treated to the new Jurassic Classic Mountain Bike Festival in Lander, WY, hosted by Lander Cycling. Growing from the Jurassic Classic mountain bike race, the revamped event expands to also include live music, food, beer, bike demos, clinics, group rides and “ridiculous shenanigans”.Read more

Laramie Enduro Gets an Epic Face Lift

The Laramie Range Enduro originated in 1998 with a start/finish line located within the City of Laramie, Wyoming and climbed the west flank of the Laramie Range more than 1,300 feet into what has become the heart of this annual event – the Pole Mountain trail system. Over the years, the race course has changedRead more

WCC Portion of Pole Mountain Trail Project Wraps-Up

The WCC portion of the Pole Mountain Trail Project wrapped-up yesterday. Along with the National Trails Day volunteers, they’ve done an great job giving the trails at Pole Mountain some much needed love, including: 1) Development of more than 150 rolling grade dips and knicks throughout the trail system (Pole Creek, Alder, Aspen, Middle Aspen,Read more

View Images from the Pole Mountain Trail Project

We have added some new images of the trail work being done as part of the Pole Mountain Trail Project.  Great progress was made on improving the trails at Pole Mountain by the first hitch of the Wyoming Conservations Corps crews, working under the direction of trail consultant Scott Linnenburger.  The second hitch of WCCRead 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

Teton Pass Trail Progress

We got some good news yesterday morning about the Teton Pass Trail – the Teton County Commissioners agreed to send a letter to the Wyoming FLAP (Federal Lands Access Program) Decision Committee, asking to revise and update their grant agreement for $500,000 in remaining FY-14 FLAP funds. With the Committee’s likely approval, it will allowRead more