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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.)

  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...


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.)

  • 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.)

  • 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 recommended ...
  • 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, ...
  • 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 ...


Statewide (not region-specific)

  • Why the Newly Introduced Active Transportation for Public Lands Act Will Be Good for Wyoming
    Wyoming Pathways Executive Director Tim Young explains the potential benefits of the newly introduced Active Transportation for Public Lands Act legislation for Wyoming: On January 16th, 2020, Representative Jared Huffman introduced H.R.5642 Active Transportation for Public Lands Act, a bill to address the need for safe bicycling and walking paths on federal public lands. Wyoming Pathways applauds Rep. Huffman and ...
  • 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 ...