News by Region

Pathways, trails and safe streets news from around the state by region. If you have any newsworthy stories in your area that you would like us to consider posting or including in our newsletter, please contact us and we will get back to you for additional details.


Wyoming-Regions

Northwest Region, including Jackson & Cody

Northeast Region, including Sheridan, Buffalo, Gillette, Sundance & Newcastle

Central Region, including Lander & Casper

Southwest Region, including Evanston, Kemmerer, Pinedale & Green River

Southeast Region, including Rawlins, Laramie, Douglas, Wheatland & Cheyenne

Statewide, not region-specific.



Northwest Region (including Jackson, Cody, etc.)

  • Tim Young quoted in Rails to Trails Jackson Northern Pathway Article Wyoming Pathways Executive Director, Tim Young, was quoted in a recent article by the Rails to Trails Conservancy about the Jackson pathway system.  The article also included a few of his photos as well, making it pretty easy to see why this is such a popular pathway.  The Tetons are always impressive! The world-class Northern Pathway ...
  • Tim Young Speaks at JH Nordic Alliance Fat Bike Meeting Signs that the fat biking season is here…JH Nordic Alliance recently held their 2nd annual “Free Ski and Fat Bike Day” at Turpin Meadow Ranch, near Jackson. At the follow-up community meeting that evening, Pathways Executive Director Tim Young brought the attendees up to speed about what is going on with fat biking around the ...
  • 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 and ...


Northeast Region (including Sheridan, Buffalo, Gillette, Sundance, Newcastle, etc.)

  • Sheridan Public Lands Rally, September 30th Following on the success of the recent Laramie and Jackson rallies for public lands, Sheridan will be holding a rally on Saturday, September 30th, from 3-4:30pm at Grinnel Plaza in downtown Sheridan.  This will be an opportunity for folks to learn more about the public land issues in Wyoming, including the proposed legislation to designate an ...
  • Bike Park FUNraiser in Cody, March 11th If you are going to be in or around Cody on March 11th, be sure to check out the Park County Pedalers’ family friendly FUNraiser with Jalan Crossland and Kalyn Beasley to support the new bike park that they are building at Beck Lake. There will be an amazing silent auction, beer, and refreshments. This is ...
  • Red Grade Trail Project Public Comment Follow-Up The public comment period for the Red Grade Trail Project Environmental Impact Study (EIS) ended on August 19th.  We hope that the BLM received many comments supportive of the project and thank those of you who added your voice to the process. The Red Grade Trail project will provide much needed improved access to public land ...


Central Region (including Lander, Casper, etc.)

  • Brewer’s Trail Extension Complete It’s a wrap! The Brewer’s Trail Extension Project is complete and there is a sweet new section of trail in Sinks Canyon, near Lander. This past Saturday, our Executive Director, Tim Young did the final walkthrough of the new trail section with the USFS, the trail consultant, Adam Buck and Lander Cycling representatives. Reports are ...
  • Trail Grants Secured! Pole Mountain and Lander Trails to Benefit January brought great news for trail lovers in Lander and Laramie – two new natural surface trail grants have been awarded to Wyoming Pathways for partnership projects with the forest service and local communities. With matching funds and volunteers, the two projects will invest over $100,000 in Wyoming’s public trail systems. The Laramie Pole Mountain Trail ...
  • A Great Time Had by All the Jurassic Classic We had a great time meeting folks, riding sweet trails and generally having a good time at the Jurassic Classic MTB Festival in Lander this past weekend. Thanks to the organizers for allowing Pathways to participate in the event and thanks also to the sponsors and all of the volunteers for their efforts to put ...


Southwest Region (including Evanston, Kemmerer, Pinedale, Green River, etc.)

  • Pole Mountain Trail Project Phase 2 Gets Rolling Things are moving along on Phase 2 of the Pole Mountain Trail Project. We just posted some pretty instructive pictures of why some of the trails needed heavy maintenance and rerouting. Our goal is to end up with sustainable trails that are fun for all users, within the guidelines of the managing land agency. We ...
  • Pole Mountain Trail Project Wins National Award Exciting news…the Pole Mountain Trail Project won a national award from the Coalition for Recreational Trails. It’s great to get recognition for this project that brought together the US Forest Service, the Laramie Community, the University of Wyoming, the Wyoming Conservation Corps (and us, of course) to accomplish something really worthwhile. We are glad to receive ...
  • Productive NPLD Dig Day Wraps-Up Initial Phase of the Pole Mountain Trail Project We had a great time at the National Public Lands Day community dig day at Pole Mountain this past Saturday in Laramie. This event, which also saw volunteers building new trail on the State Section of land just east of Laramie, was organized by the the UW Outdoor Program (thanks Dan McCoy and staff), Wyoming ...


Southeast Region (including Rawlins, Laramie, Douglas, Wheatland, Cheyenne, etc.)

  • RFQ for Phase 2 of the Pole Mountain Trail Project Available for Download. For any professional trail builders interested in participating in Phase 2 of the Pole Mountain Trail Project, a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) has been made available for download on the Phase 2 project page.  The deadline for submission of qualifications is end-of-day June 1, 2018.  All project details are contained in the RFQ.
  • Trail Grants Secured! Pole Mountain and Lander Trails to Benefit January brought great news for trail lovers in Lander and Laramie – two new natural surface trail grants have been awarded to Wyoming Pathways for partnership projects with the forest service and local communities. With matching funds and volunteers, the two projects will invest over $100,000 in Wyoming’s public trail systems. The Laramie Pole Mountain Trail ...
  • Southeast Wyoming Women Building Skills and Finding Friends In Mountain Biking By Jenn Hess and Lisa Marno This women’s season started in June with the first annual Rowdy Gowdy Women’s Mountain Bike Camp.  Jenn Hess, a local shredder with a passion for networking lady mountain bikers through skill building, dreamed of and organized the camp.  The two-day event included bike maintenance, basic skills, and advanced skills ...


Statewide (not region-specific)

  • Pole Mountain Trail Project Wins National Award Exciting news…the Pole Mountain Trail Project won a national award from the Coalition for Recreational Trails. It’s great to get recognition for this project that brought together the US Forest Service, the Laramie Community, the University of Wyoming, the Wyoming Conservation Corps (and us, of course) to accomplish something really worthwhile. We are glad to receive ...
  • RFQ for Phase 2 of the Pole Mountain Trail Project Available for Download. For any professional trail builders interested in participating in Phase 2 of the Pole Mountain Trail Project, a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) has been made available for download on the Phase 2 project page.  The deadline for submission of qualifications is end-of-day June 1, 2018.  All project details are contained in the RFQ.
  • Wyoming Bicycle and Pedestrian System Task Force Report Released Hot off the press is the new Wyoming Bicycle and Pedestrian System Report 2018. You can download the full report here. Prepared at the request of the Wyoming Legislature and Governor Mead, the 80-page report highlights the many benefits and opportunities of bicycling and walking for Wyoming communities, with helpful examples and resources.  The Report includes ...