Friends of Pathways supports a vibrant community by promoting sustainable transportation and healthy recreation in Jackson Hole.

What is the history of the Pathways in Teton County?

  • The first paved pathway in Jackson Hole was constructed in 1996 – four miles of asphalt, 10′ wide, connecting the High School area and neighborhoods with West Jackson along Flat Creek. Fifteen years later, the system has 53 miles of pathway that includes a route connecting Wilson with Teton Village.
  • Grand Teton National Park also approved a pathways system in its transportation plan. Grand Teton has constructed 16 miles of Pathways and has plans for of approximately 40 miles in total.
  • The Old Pass Road is on the Bridger-Teton National Forest, and provides an additional 3.5 miles of pathway.

How long has Friends of Pathways existed?

Friends of Pathways began in 1994.

What is the difference between Friends of Pathways and Jackson Hole Community Pathways?

  • Friends of Pathways is a private, 501(c)(3) non-profit that focuses on promoting and advocating a complete pathway system, safer streets and great trails in Jackson Hole.
  • Jackson Hole Community Pathways is a government department jointly run by Teton County and the Town of Jackson. They plan, design and build pathways and sidewalks in Jackson Hole.

JH Pathways has been a body/mind/spirit life-saver for John. John became disabled 2 years ago. He got a hand-cycle last summer and was finally able to get back outdoors and exercise. It is exhilarating!

– John Zendler (Deborah Clemens)

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Trail Conditions for 5-25-18

The Cache Game trails are a go for the season!  Things have melted out about 3 weeks ahead of last year and the crews cleared the Cache Game divide, West Game, and Wilson this week.  I would say the trails are 99.9% good with a few seeps and water problems that we will address this summer.  Munger is also in great shape after crews got a few more trees off of Tusky and Squaw.  Teton Pass continues to melt out and the snow line is receding daily.  All of the trails there make a good out and back starting from the bottom and exploring your way up to the snow line.  Again if you see any trees down on trails or other problems let us know and we will get he crews out to fix them.  Also a reminder that the Skyline trail remains closed until July 1 each year to protect elk calving in the area.  I would say Cache to Game is the trail choice for the holiday weekend so get out and enjoy!