Construction Begins at Cody’s Beck Lake Bike Park

On April 3rd, the Park County Pedalers began work on the Beck Lake Bike Park, the next phase of the Beck Lake Bike Park and Trails project, a joint venture between the Park County Pedalers, City of Cody, Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Shoshone Recreation District and the State of Wyoming Recreational Trails Program.   PerRead more

Wyoming Outdoor Recreation Task Force Update

Wyoming Pathways Board Member Melanie Arnett attended the third Wyoming Outdoor Recreation Task Force meeting that took place March 8-10 in Cody, WY.  The focus of the meeting was to draft recommendations for the sub-themes relating to the important topics of public lands and access.  Melanie, the Non-motorized Recreation representative, solicited input on these topicsRead more

Wyoming Bicycle and Pedestrian System Task Force Update

The Wyoming Legislature approved a bill in 2016 that created the Bicycle and Pedestrian Task Force. The bill had strong legislative and public support from around Wyoming, passing with a 2/3’s majority. Governor Matt Mead appointed the 13 members last summer, and the group has been meeting by phone conference and in person over the pastRead more

USFS Trail Maintenance Priorities Survey

Your input is needed to identify maintenance priorities for the National Forests in the state!  The USFS is requesting public input on which forests should be considered priority areas for maintenance under the new National Forest System Trails Stewardship Act of 2016.  Wyoming has Forests in two regions, Rocky Mountain and Intermountain.  This is your opportunityRead 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

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. ThisRead more

Pole Mountain Grant Approved

Great news! Wyoming Pathways’ grant request to the Wyoming Recreational Trails Program for trail maintenance and improvements at Pole Mountain was approved today! As many may recall, Wyoming Pathways sponsored the Pole Mountain Trail Charrette in Laramie this past August. The Charrette brought together the USFS and regional trail using groups and others to identifyRead more

Report on the Initial Meeting of the Governor’s Wyoming Outdoor Recreation Task Force

The first meeting of the Wyoming Outdoor Recreation Task Force, a group appointed by Wyoming Governor Mat Mead to study outdoor recreation in the state, took place in Cheyenne on December 15-16. Wyoming Pathways board member, Melanie Arnett, the representative for non-motorized recreation, attended and provided information for the following report.   Dr. Jessica WesternRead more

New – Keep it Public, Wyoming! Public Lands Update Page

The public debate over the proposed amendment to the Wyoming Constitution regarding the takeover of federal public lands continues.  The amendment is moving forward and will likely be introduced in the Wyoming Senate in the upcoming legislative session.  To become a part of the constitution, the amendment will have to be approved by votes of two-thirds ofRead more

Wyoming High School MTB Racing Team Season Wrap-Up

Filing under “better late than never” we wanted to give our props to the Wyoming high school MTB racing teams for their successes this past season. There are currently three teams that race in the National Interscholastic Cycling Association (NICA), Cheyenne (WyoX Racing), Laramie (7220 Racing) and Casper (CAMBYR). Because there are not currently enoughRead more