Pole Mountain Gateways Planning Project Meeting 2

We want to remind everyone that is interested in how the trail system at Pole Mountain will be managed going forward that the next (virtual) public meeting for the Pole Mountain Gateways Project will be held next Thursday, March 4th from 5:30pm to 7pm. You can register in advance to attend this meeting by followingRead more

Pole Mountain Gateways Planning Project Underway

We want to remind you that the first Pole Mountain Gateways informational webinar is scheduled for tomorrow, Thursday, January 28th at 5:30pm and urge you to sign up: https://pole-mountain-gateways.wygisc.org/pages/pole-mountain-volunteer-opportunities. This is the first step in engaging the public in a comprehensive planning process for non-motorized trails on the 50,000 acre Pole Mountain Unit, located betweenRead more

2020 Pole Mountain Trail Project Update

Update: The 2020 Pole Mountain Trail Project is moving along at a good pace and according to Executive Director Tim Young who toured the site, it is “looking really good overall” (see the new photos below).  We want to thank all of the generous folks that have donated to the project this year.  We haveRead more

Wyoming Pathways wins WYCF Grant

As we move through this difficult time, we want to remember to thank those who have supported us along the way. One of those organization is the Wyoming Community Foundation (https://wycf.org/). They have provided grant support to Wyoming Pathways in 2020 through their Wyoming Community Foundation Competitive Grant program that has helped and will continueRead more

Recreational Trails Grant for Pole Mountain Trail Project 2020 Approved!

We received some great news yesterday after the meeting of the Wyoming State Parks’ Trails Advisory Council…Wyoming Pathways’ application for a $50,000 Wyoming Recreational Trails Program grant to continue to improve the trails at Pole Mountain was approved. Executive Director, Tim Young attended the meeting, where the council voted on the projects that were recommendedRead more

The Pole Mountain Trail Project 2019 Wraps-Up

Tuesday, September 3rd was the final day of the 2019 Pole Mountain trail project. We don’t have the lineal feet totals yet, but we were able to repair and reroute a substantial portion of the Aspen Trail to make the trail more sustainable and fun.  See the photos below.  If you like what you see,Read more

2019 Pole Mountain Trail Project Gets Underway

The 2019 edition of the Pole Mountain Trail Project has started work on the Aspen Trail and we have the first pictures of the really sweet looking rerouted/repaired trail.  We are excited to see how much of the 9,000 lineal feet of proposed rerouted trail the crews will be able to knock out this season.Read more

Support the Pole Mountain Trail Project 2019!

Big News!  The Pole Mountain Trail Project just won another national award from the Coalition for Recreational Trails!  You can read about it here. Click on “I Love Pole Mountain” to show your love for Pole Mountain! Wyoming Pathways and its partners are gearing up to once again help coordinate and fund some much neededRead more

Belvoir Ranch – Untapped Potential for Outdoor Recreation in Southeast Wyoming

Did you know that just west of the City of Cheyenne, there is a nearly 19,000 acre piece of land, owned by the City that has the potential be be an outdoor recreation destination for the region with a hundred-plus miles of trails? Well, there is and it is called Belvoir Ranch/Big Hole. The landRead more

The Pilot Hill Project – Laramie’s Community-Driven Land Conservation Effort

By Melanie Arnett, Pilot Hill Project Coordinator and Wyoming Pathways Board Member The Pilot Hill Project in SE Wyoming was initiated in the fall of 2017 when a private landowner offered Albany County an opportunity to purchase 5,500 acres of land connecting the City of Laramie to the Pole Mountain area under the condition thatRead more