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.)

  • Togwotee Pass CDT Project GPS Track…A Very Cool Squiggly Line
    This may be the coolest squiggly line you will ever see. The red line in the image below shows the full section of the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail near Togwotee Pass that Wyoming Pathways has worked on over the past three years. We recently received the KML file of the trail segment from our ...
  • 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 ...


Central Region (including Lander, Casper, etc.)

  • Executive Director Michael Kusiek Featured on County 10 Podcast
    Wyoming Pathways’ Executive Director, Michael Kusiek joined the County 10 Podcast recently to discuss what his group does, ensuring safety around Fremont County and how you can help them through this year’s Challenge For Charities.  You can listen to the podcast here: https://county10.com/county-10-podcast-michael-kusiek-wyoming-pathways/. You can donate to support Wyoming Pathways via the Challenge For Charities here: ...
  • Wyoming Pathways Participates in the Challenge for Charities
    After all of our work in the Lander area in recent years and with our organizations move of the main office to Lander, we are excited to announce that Wyoming Pathways is participating in 2022 edition of the Lander Community Foundation’s Challenge for Charities. This is important not only because it will enable Wyoming Pathways ...
  • Round Top to T-Hill Connector Trail 2022 Request for Proposal
    Wyoming Pathways is seeking bids from qualified trail building companies for the Round Top to T-Hill Connector Trail near Thermopolis, Wyoming and Hot Springs State Park.  The RFP document can be downloaded here.  The deadline for submissions is 3pm MST on May 18, 2022.  The anticipated project start is May 22, 2022, dependent on receipt ...


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)

  • Executive Director Michael Kusiek Featured on County 10 Podcast
    Wyoming Pathways’ Executive Director, Michael Kusiek joined the County 10 Podcast recently to discuss what his group does, ensuring safety around Fremont County and how you can help them through this year’s Challenge For Charities.  You can listen to the podcast here: https://county10.com/county-10-podcast-michael-kusiek-wyoming-pathways/. You can donate to support Wyoming Pathways via the Challenge For Charities here: ...
  • Round Top to T-Hill Connector Trail 2022 Request for Proposal
    Wyoming Pathways is seeking bids from qualified trail building companies for the Round Top to T-Hill Connector Trail near Thermopolis, Wyoming and Hot Springs State Park.  The RFP document can be downloaded here.  The deadline for submissions is 3pm MST on May 18, 2022.  The anticipated project start is May 22, 2022, dependent on receipt ...
  • It’s Back! – Wyoming Active Transportation Community Needs INTERIM Survey Released
    With the recent momentum for Active Transportation projects in Wyoming and as the Wyoming legislature considers the recent HB0144 “Active Transportation and Recreation Grant Program” bill in an interim committee, your input about Active Transportation projects you would like to see in your communities is particularly important.  Information gathered from the 2021 “Wyoming Active Transportation Community ...