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.)

  • New Photos – Togwotee Pass Continental Divide Trail Project Update
    The various crews have been busy building the rerouted section of the Continental Divide Trail from Brooks Lake across Sublette Pass and we have some nice photos for you (see the latest gallery on the project page).  The crews have built just shy of 13,000 lineal feet of trail so far, leaving approximately 8,000 feet ...
  • UPDATE! – Work begins on the Togwotee Pass Continental Divide Trail Project 2020
    Wyoming Pathways’ Executive Director Tim Young met with work crews and members of the Shoshone National Forest Staff to get things rolling on this wonderful project.  The group walked the flag line from Togwotee Pass over Sublette Pass and down to Brooks Lake. Trail builder Adam Buck and his Pathfinder Trail Building crews are on site ...
  • 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 ...


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.)

  • Upper Brewer’s Trail Bridge Installation Complete – Photos and Video
    After a flurry of work over the course of the past couple of weeks, our final trail building project of 2019 to wrap up, the bridge addition to the Upper Brewer’s Trail in Sinks Canyon, near Lander, is fully installed and ready for use. The bridge was fully delivered in mid-October and our intrepid installer, ...
  • Upper Brewer’s Trail Bridge Nears Completion
    Great news! Our final trail building project of 2019 to wrap up, the bridge addition to the Upper Brewer’s Trail in Sinks Canyon, near Lander, is nearing completion. The bridge was fully delivered last week and our intrepid installer, Adam Crenshaw of Crenshaw Craftsmanship, LLC in Lander has been doing a bang-up job on the ...
  • 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 ...


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

  • Fat Bike Worlds to be Held in Pinedale, January 15-17, 2021
    Big news for Pinedale!  It was looking like the Fat Bike Worlds that were originally scheduled to be held in Crested Butte for January 22-24 were going to be cancelled, but Pinedale, WY stepped-up and they will now be held this weekend (January 15-17) in Pinedale!  Borealis Fat Bikes, HED and other great sponsors have ...
  • 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 ...


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

  • 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 following ...
  • 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 between ...
  • 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 have ...


Statewide (not region-specific)

  • Wyoming Pathways Receives Wyoming Community Foundation Grant
    We are pleased to announce that once again, the Wyoming Community Foundation (WYCF – https://wycf.org/) has provided Wyoming Pathways with a much needed general support grant. Getting this type of support from such a great organization makes up proud and inspires us to do even more to help make Wyoming better, safer and healthier places ...
  • Fat Bike Worlds to be Held in Pinedale, January 15-17, 2021
    Big news for Pinedale!  It was looking like the Fat Bike Worlds that were originally scheduled to be held in Crested Butte for January 22-24 were going to be cancelled, but Pinedale, WY stepped-up and they will now be held this weekend (January 15-17) in Pinedale!  Borealis Fat Bikes, HED and other great sponsors have ...
  • Wyoming Pathways 2020 Year-End Summary and Looking Ahead to 2021
      With the end of a trying year in sight, here’s to a much better 2021! Despite the challenges, we are pleased to report remarkable progress to help Wyoming communities become more livable and healthier places through our advocacy efforts for biking, walking and trails. As always, we can only do this work because of your ...