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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 ReportRead more

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 MountainRead more

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 theRead more

Tim Young Presents Bicycle and Pedestrian Task Force Draft to Joint TRW Interim Committee

As you know, our Executive Director and Chairman of the Bicycle and Pedestrian System Task Force, Tim Young, presented the Task Force’s nearly complete draft report to the Wyoming Joint Travel, Recreation, Wildlife and Cultural Resources Interim Committee on Monday. The presentation went well and the report is expected to be completed by Thanksgiving. ForRead more

Please Take the Adventure Cycling Association’s Survey

Our friends at the Adventure Cycling Association are developing their five year strategic plan and are seeking your input. To support their mission to “to inspire and empower people to travel by bicycle”. They have a survey running until October 27th, the feedback from which will help them guide their advocacy efforts for the forseeableRead more

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), WyomingRead more

Reminder: The Second Pole Mountain Dig Day is Saturday, September 30th.

Update: The event organizers have asked community members who want to participate in the event to register either at the SLCE office or online on Eventbrite here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/national-public-lands-day-trail-building-tickets-37711694694. Join us for another community dig day at Pole Mountain, this time to celebrate National Public Lands Day on Saturday, September 30, 2017.  We are hoping to do someRead more

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 anRead more

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 putRead more

Wyoming Bicycle and Pedestrian System Task Force Update

In 2016 the Wyoming Legislature passed the “Bicycle and Pedestrian System Task Force Act”. It requires a formal report be prepared on the “benefits and opportunities” of bicycle and pedestrian pathways and natural surface trails, including economic, health, safety, tourism, and community livability benefits, and to make recommendations for various ways the state can coordinateRead more