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Pole Mountain Trail Project Wins National Award

Exciting news…the Pole Mountain Trail Project won a national award from the Coalition for Recreational Trails. It’s great to get recognition for this project that brought together the US Forest Service, the Laramie Community, the University of Wyoming, the Wyoming Conservation Corps (and us, of course) to accomplish something really worthwhile. We are glad toRead more

RFQ for Phase 2 of the Pole Mountain Trail Project Available for Download.

For any professional trail builders interested in participating in Phase 2 of the Pole Mountain Trail Project, a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) has been made available for download on the Phase 2 project page.  The deadline for submission of qualifications is end-of-day June 1, 2018.  All project details are contained in the RFQ.

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

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

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

Wyoming Has a Robust State Trails Program – Learn More About it on the State Parks Website

Wyoming has over 8,500 miles of trails managed by a variety of agencies. Trail opportunities in Wyoming are many and diverse. Wyoming’s trails are located in areas ranging from deep river canyons to high desert plains, to high mountain crags and alpine meadows, to community greenways. Hikers, bicyclists, equestrians, skiers, snowmobilers, historians, ORV (off roadRead more

Bicycle and Pedestrian System Task Force Phone Meeting – Wednesday August 9th

From the August 1, 2017 K2 Radio Article by Susan Burk: Do you love to bike and ride on Wyoming’s trails and pathways? You might want to weigh on the Wyoming Cycling Task Force’s next meeting. The effort is Wyoming’s first look on a state level at the economic, health and community benefits of bicycleRead more

Wyoming Bicycle and Pedestrian System Task Force Update

Following the legislative success last year of the passage of the Bicycle and Pedestrian System Task Force Act, efforts have been underway to create a Legislative Report on the “benefits and opportunities” of bicycle and pedestrian pathways and natural surface trails for Wyoming communities. To oversee the report preparation, Governor Matt Mead appointed a TaskRead more

Governor’s Wyoming Outdoor Recreation Task Force Update

Wyoming Pathways board member Melanie Arnett also serves as a Non-motorized Recreation representative on the Governor’s Wyoming Outdoor Recreation Task Force. Melanie reports that the Task Force held a series of meetings around the state this spring, where the group discussed the many aspects of outdoor recreation in Wyoming, and gathering public input. The TaskRead 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