Update: Wyoming Pathways received numerous generous donations during the 2016 Old Bill’s donation period. We want to thank everyone who donated during this wonderful event. All of the donations qualify for the matching funds from the event, so the impact of these donations will be magnified. Once again in 2016, Wyoming Pathways is participating as aRead more
Wyoming Pathways Board Member Selected to Wyoming Public Lands Initiative Advisory Committee for Park County
This past week, the Park County Board of County Commissioners selected their Wyoming Public Lands Initiative (WPLI) Advisory Committee members and Wyoming Pathways board member, John Gallagher, was selected as the Primary member for non-motorized recreation. In this position, John will be able to provide his perspective and input as a long-time trail advocate toRead more
Found Money – “Orphaned” Federal Earmark Funding for Pathway in Jackson Hole Discovered by Wyoming Pathways.
Federal transportation funding sounds like a pretty wonky topic, hard to get very excited about. But on the other hand, federal transportation funding has been extremely important to build many of the great places we ride bikes in Wyoming, and many communities have benefited. That old saying “follow the money” remains good advice. Recently IRead more
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 31, 2016 16-013 Amy Bartlett (307) 344-2015 [email protected] ——————————————————————————- YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK NEWS RELEASE ——————————————————————————- Spring Bicycling Begins on Select Yellowstone Roads Bicyclists Must Plan Ahead for Safety Beginning today, bicyclists willing to brave the unpredictable elements of spring in Yellowstone National Park are ableRead more
New Plan underway for Moose-Wilson Corridor. National Park Service back tracking on the 2007 EIS Decision
(For additional background, please read our article on the history of the Moose-Wilson Corridor) Currently, Grand Teton National Park has embarked on a new Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Moose Wilson Corridor between Teton Village and Moose. While a pathway was approved for the south half in the 2007 decision, the NPS is reconsidering thatRead more
Brief History of Grand Teton National Park Pathways and new Moose-Wilson Corridor EIS Underway – How we got here, and time to comment, again!
For decades, at least since the late 70’s through the 80’s and 90’s, many in the Jackson Hole community, along with many park visitors, sought to improve bicycling and walking access to Grand Teton National Park for people to more safely and enjoyably visit the park without a motor vehicle. There was keen interest inRead more
The Wyoming Joint Travel, Recreation, Wildlife and Cultural Resources Committee met in Jackson, WY on Monday and Tuesday, September 26th and 27th. Part of the work assigned to the Committee during this session is an Interim Study on bicycling and walking. The Committee worked to refine the proposed Bicycle System Task Force Bill. In additionRead more
U.S. Senator John Barasso was on hand October 3rd with local elected leaders and several hundred supporters for the long-awaited Path-22 Grand Opening event. Senator Barrasso congratulated the Jackson community and helped a group of of youthful supporters cut the ribbon. The new 5-mile paved pathway parallels WY-22, the busiest two-lane highway in Wyoming, andRead more
Wyoming Pathways board member, John Gallagher is heavily involved in this project to augment the Beck Lake Bike Park and Trail system, a partnership effort between the Park County Pedalers, City of Cody, Bureau of Land Management, the Shoshone Recreation District and the Wyoming Recreational Trails Program. Professional trail building contractor, Trail Source, has beenRead more
Wyoming Pathways has some exciting news to pass along about our participation in the Community Foundation of Jackson Hole’s Old Bill’s Fun Run for Charity. We have been included as a beneficiary organization in the event, to be held in Jackson, Wyoming on September 12, 2015. Old Bill’s Fun Run has raised over $111 millionRead more