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.)

  • 2021 Togwotee Pass Continental Divide Trail Project Underway
    Wyoming Pathways Executive Director Tim Young went out this past Friday, July 16th, to walk the CDT trail with Shoshone National Forest South Zone Trails Coordinator Chris Sellars and Ron Murray to pin-flag the last section of the trail to be built on the south side of Sublette Pass. Tim reported that the trail is ...
  • 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 ...


Central Region (including Lander, Casper, etc.)

  • Lander ADA and Active Transportation Improvements Press Release
    June 8, 2021 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Asphalt paving operations have started north of Lander on the $6.89 million Lander concrete rehabilitation project/US287 pavement overlay project. Wyoming Department of Transportation resident engineer Erik Smith said the pavement overlay begins just north of US287’s intersection with Blue Sky Highway (WY132) and continues past Fort Washakie. “We appreciate everyone’s patience, but there ...
  • Lander Active Transportation Updates Keep Rolling
    WYDOT’s Local Government Office, along with City of Lander’s Assistant Mayor, Rajean Strube Fossen and school officials visited the site of some of the new curb ramps that are being installed along Lander’s Main Street (US 287 ) as part of the WYDOT District 5 project (see photos below).  The group toured Lander’s proposed FY2022 ...
  • Michael Kusiek Joins Wyoming Pathways as Lander Active Transportation Director
    Wyoming Pathways is pleased to announce that Michael Kusiek has been retained to lead the organization’s Active Transportation efforts in Lander, WY, as the Lander Active Transportation Director. Michael will manage the organization’s work with various partners to improve the Active Transportation infrastructure in Lander. Wyoming Pathways has had success in helping with trail development projects ...


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.)

  • Black Tooth Brewing Company Holding Fundraiser to Support Wyoming Pathways
    SAVE THE DATE! On Thursday, August 26th, from 3-8pm, the good folks over at Black Tooth Brewery – Cheyenne will be holding their monthly Community Pint Night that supports nonprofit organizations and this month, they have been kind enough to feature Wyoming Pathways. They will be donating $1 for each pint sold at the event ...
  • Pole Mountain Trail Project 2021- Aspen & Haunted Forest Trail Updates Request for Proposal
    Wyoming Pathways is seeking bids from qualified trail building companies for the Pole Mountain Trail Project 2021- Aspen & Haunted Forest Trail Updates.  The RFP document can be downloaded here.  The deadline for submissions is 5pm MST on July 21, 2021.  The anticipated project start is August 1, 2021 or as agreed to by both ...
  • 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 ...


Statewide (not region-specific)

  • Michael Kusiek Joins Wyoming Pathways as Lander Active Transportation Director
    Wyoming Pathways is pleased to announce that Michael Kusiek has been retained to lead the organization’s Active Transportation efforts in Lander, WY, as the Lander Active Transportation Director. Michael will manage the organization’s work with various partners to improve the Active Transportation infrastructure in Lander. Wyoming Pathways has had success in helping with trail development projects ...
  • 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 ...