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News by Region

Pathways, trails and safe streets news from around the state by region. If you have any newsworthy stories in your area that you would like us to consider posting or including in our newsletter, please contact us and we will get back to you for additional details.


Wyoming-Regions

Northwest Region, including Jackson & Cody

Northeast Region, including Sheridan, Buffalo, Gillette, Sundance & Newcastle

Central Region, including Lander & Casper

Southwest Region, including Evanston, Kemmerer, Pinedale & Green River

Southeast Region, including Rawlins, Laramie, Douglas, Wheatland & Cheyenne

Statewide, not region-specific.



Northwest Region (including Jackson, Cody, etc.)

  • Tim Young quoted in Rails to Trails Jackson Northern Pathway Article Wyoming Pathways Executive Director, Tim Young, was quoted in a recent article by the Rails to Trails Conservancy about the Jackson pathway system.  The article also included a few of his photos as well, making it pretty easy to see why this is such a popular pathway.  The Tetons are always impressive! The world-class Northern Pathway ...
  • Tim Young Speaks at JH Nordic Alliance Fat Bike Meeting Signs that the fat biking season is here…JH Nordic Alliance recently held their 2nd annual “Free Ski and Fat Bike Day” at Turpin Meadow Ranch, near Jackson. At the follow-up community meeting that evening, Pathways Executive Director Tim Young brought the attendees up to speed about what is going on with fat biking around the ...
  • Greater Yellowstone Trail and Teton Pass Pathway Progress Wyoming Pathways continues to make excellent progress toward the vision of the Greater Yellowstone Trail, a world-class regional bicycling and walking trail connecting Jackson Hole Wyoming with West Yellowstone Montana. The GYT starts in Grand Teton National Park, crosses Teton Pass on the south end to Victor, then follows the historic Yellowstone rail line and ...


Northeast Region (including Sheridan, Buffalo, Gillette, Sundance, Newcastle, etc.)

  • 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 an ...
  • 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. This is ...
  • Red Grade Trail Project Public Comment Follow-Up The public comment period for the Red Grade Trail Project Environmental Impact Study (EIS) ended on August 19th.  We hope that the BLM received many comments supportive of the project and thank those of you who added your voice to the process. The Red Grade Trail project will provide much needed improved access to public land ...


Central Region (including Lander, Casper, etc.)

  • Lander Community Trail Charrette Report Released The Lander Community Trail Charrette Report was released on July 16, 2019.  The Report summarizes the background information, process and findings of the Charrette.  It can be downloaded here. The Lander Community Trail Charrette was held Friday and Saturday, April 5-6, 2019 in Lander, WY, and by all accounts was a great success.  Attendance was beyond ...
  • Lander Community Trail Charrette Update – A Great Success and Report Coming Soon! The Lander Community Trail Charrette Report was released on July 16, 2019.  The Report summarizes the background information, process and findings of the Charrette.  It can be downloaded here. The Lander Community Trail Charrette was held Friday and Saturday, April 5-6, 2019 in Lander, WY, and by all accounts was a great success.  Attendance was beyond ...
  • Summer Love for Lander Sinks Canyon and Laramie Pole Mountain Trails and What’s Next This past summer was a busy one for Wyoming Pathways, as our focus shifted to trails.  Following on the heels of a successful Wyoming Bike Walk Trails Summit in Jackson in May, we began looking ahead to two major trail building and maintenance projects in Lander and Laramie. Known as the “Lander Sinks Canyon Brewer’s Trail ...


Southwest Region (including Evanston, Kemmerer, Pinedale, Green River, etc.)

  • Pole Mountain Trail Project Phase 2 Gets Rolling Things are moving along on Phase 2 of the Pole Mountain Trail Project. We just posted some pretty instructive pictures of why some of the trails needed heavy maintenance and rerouting. Our goal is to end up with sustainable trails that are fun for all users, within the guidelines of the managing land agency. We ...
  • 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 to receive ...
  • Productive NPLD Dig Day Wraps-Up Initial Phase of the Pole Mountain Trail Project We had a great time at the National Public Lands Day community dig day at Pole Mountain this past Saturday in Laramie. This event, which also saw volunteers building new trail on the State Section of land just east of Laramie, was organized by the the UW Outdoor Program (thanks Dan McCoy and staff), Wyoming ...


Southeast Region (including Rawlins, Laramie, Douglas, Wheatland, Cheyenne, etc.)

  • 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 ...
  • 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 needed trail improvements ...
  • 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 land ...


Statewide (not region-specific)

  • Wyoming An Important Piece of The Great American Rail-Trail Wyoming is set to play an important role in the continued development of the Great American Rail-Trail, a 3700+ mile multi-use path across America, completely separated from road traffic.  The Rail-Trail will connect over 125 existing trails and is currently around 52% complete.  With around 1700 miles remaining to be completed and connected, the Rails ...
  • Executive Director’s Year-End Message Wyoming Pathways is pleased to report a highly productive 2018 as the “statewide voice of people who bicycle and walk”. From successful trail projects in Lander and Laramie to the new Wyoming Bicycle and Pedestrian Report, this has been our most productive year yet. We are grateful for your support and wish to thank you ...
  • The Pathway Forward – Looking Ahead to 2019 The Pathway Forward – Looking Ahead to 2019 After the major successes in 2018, Wyoming Pathways plans to keep the “people-powered” momentum going forward into 2019.  We will be continuing to work on some of our existing projects, working on new planned projects and will likely help with ones we do not even know about yet.  ...