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Welcome to Wyoming Pathways

Welcome to Wyoming Pathways, the statewide voice of people who bicycle and walk. Join the movement and make our voice stronger. Wyoming Pathways’ goal is to encourage safe bicycling and walking – helping to create thriving communities and enhance public lands across Wyoming. People-powered activities – like bicycling, walking, and cross-country skiing – provide manyRead more

Featured Reports and Stories

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 toRead more

Wyoming Bicycle and Pedestrian System Task Force Report Released

Hot off the press is the new Wyoming Bicycle and Pedestrian System Report 2018. You can download the full report here. Prepared at the request of the Wyoming Legislature and Governor Mead, the 80-page report highlights the many benefits and opportunities of bicycling and walking for Wyoming communities, with helpful examples and resources.  The ReportRead more

Trail Grants Secured! Pole Mountain and Lander Trails to Benefit

January brought great news for trail lovers in Lander and Laramie – two new natural surface trail grants have been awarded to Wyoming Pathways for partnership projects with the forest service and local communities. With matching funds and volunteers, the two projects will invest over $100,000 in Wyoming’s public trail systems. The Laramie Pole MountainRead more

Wyoming drops to #42 in annual Bicycle Friendly State Report

Report link: Today, the League of American Bicyclists released its 2017 Bicycle Friendly State ranking. This is the League’s ninth Bicycle Friendly State ranking and first since 2015. Wyoming was ranked #42 of the 50 states. This represents a drop of 7 places since the last report. Wyoming is ranked #10 of 13 WesternRead more

Southeast Wyoming Women Building Skills and Finding Friends In Mountain Biking

By Jenn Hess and Lisa Marno This women’s season started in June with the first annual Rowdy Gowdy Women’s Mountain Bike Camp.  Jenn Hess, a local shredder with a passion for networking lady mountain bikers through skill building, dreamed of and organized the camp.  The two-day event included bike maintenance, basic skills, and advanced skillsRead more

Pole Mountain Trail Project – Phase One Success and Next Steps

Phase one of the Pole Mountain Trail Project was substantially completed during May and June with excellent results. The four Wyoming Conservation Corps crews and many volunteers put in over 3,000 hours work on the System Trails to improve trail drainage and reroutes necessary for trail sustainability on Pole Mountain. Located between Laramie and Cheyenne,Read more

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 andRead more

VIPs Visit Pole Mountain Trail Project

This past Wednesday was a great day up on Pole Mountain. Work on the Pole Mountain Trail Project continued, with the Wyoming Conservation Corps crews working on improving drainage on the trails while a group of VIP visitors stopped by to learn more about the project and view the progress that had been made overRead more

Volunteers Get Their Hands Dirty at Pole Mountain “Dig Day”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: (download the Wyoming Pathways press release) June 9, 2017 CONTACT: Tim Young, Executive Director, (307) 413-8464, Volunteers Get Their Hands Dirty at Pole Mountain “Dig Day” Great Turnout for National Trails Day Event Shows Community Commitment to Improve the Trails at Pole Mountain [LARAMIE, WY]— On Saturday, June 3rd, the UniversityRead more

Wyoming Pathways Receives $20,000 Grant for Further Development of the Greater Yellowstone Trail

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  (download the Wyoming Pathways press release) (download the Rails to Trails national press release) June 1, 2017 CONTACT: Tim Young, Executive Director, (307) 413-8464, Wyoming Pathways Receives $20,000 Grant for Further Development of the Greater Yellowstone Trail Project is one of six in the country to receive Rails-to-Trails Conservancy’s 2017 DoppeltRead more