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

Global Fat Bike Day – Saturday, December 3rd

Celebrate Global Fat Bike Day this Saturday, December 3rd. Get a jump on your winter riding with this celebration of big tire bikes. Learn more about GFBD here: https://fat-bike.com/2016/11/global-fat-bike-day-and-the-art-of-bicycle-chillification/ If you are in the vicinity, join Wyoming Pathways board member, Gordon Edwards, and others at Glendo State Park to celebrate the day.  Riders will be meetingRead more

Wyoming Pathways Board Member Melanie Arnett selected to Governor’s Outdoor Recreation Task Force

Wyoming Pathways board member Melanie Arnett from Laramie was selected to represent non-motorized recreation on the Governor’s new Outdoor Recreation Task Force. As one of the 29 people selected to the Task Force, Melanie will be looking after the interests of all non-motorized recreation enthusiasts and will work with others on the Task Force toRead more

Bicycle and Pedestrian System Draft Report – Please Comment Now

The Bicycle and Pedestrian System Task Force has produced a draft “State of Wyoming Bicycle and Pedestrian System Report” and is seeking public comment on it. Check out the article on the Task Force and the new report on the Wyoming Business Council website (with quotes from our own Tim Young): http://www.wyomingbusiness.org/news/wyoming-cycling-study-aims-to-bolster-/10252 Comments can beRead more