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Early work begins on mountain bike trails near Acton

Early work begins on mountain bike trails near Acton

On Sunday morning, a handful of dedicated volunteers and government employees gathered to start rehabbing and building the mountain biking trail system at the Acton Recreational Area.

September 14, 2014 4:04 pm Photos

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Jo Chapman walks the trails

Jo Chapman walks the trails

Jo Chapman walks along a three-mile stretch of the trail alongside the Billings Bench Water Association Canal near 28th Street West and Broadwater Avenue.

March 06, 2014 12:26 pmLoading…

Commissioners advance special district for Lockwood

A proposal to create a special taxing district in Lockwood to pay for pedestrian safety improvements advanced on Tuesday with the Yellowstone County commissioners approving a resolution of intent to create the district.

November 05, 2013 1:38 pmLoading…

BikeNet plans annual meeting

A nonprofit group that advocates for and funds trails in Yellowstone County is having its annual meeting on Thursday.

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Bikers, runners hit Billings' expanding trail system

Bikers, runners hit Billings' expanding trail system

The Billings trail system has come a long way in 15 years.

September 21, 2012 12:15 am Photos

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Bike trail map

Bike trail map

September 20, 2012 4:49 pm
Fore River Sanctuary

Fore River Sanctuary

Jewell Falls and the Fore River headwater bridge highlight in the Fore River Sanctuary, a scenic spot that's part of 40 miles of free trails in Greater Portland, Maine.

July 17, 2012 4:41 pmLoading…

Off-road vehicle group, counties lobby BLM to expand ORV areas

CODY, Wyo. — Commissioners from Park and Big Horn counties joined the president of an off-road-vehicle group Wednesday in an unadvertised meeting with the Bureau of Land Management to ask for expanded off-road-vehicle opportunities in the Bighorn Basin.

January 11, 2012 5:30 pmLoading…

Plans for Cody mountain bike park moving forward

CODY, Wyo. — Plans for a mountain bike park on public lands south of here are moving forward, and a dog park could be in place this fall.

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State Line Trail

State Line Trail

The State Line Trail is one of 13 existing trails in the Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area. Under a plan being developed by the National Park Service, more trails could be added to the park.

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Upper Layout Creek Trail

Upper Layout Creek Trail

National Park Service The Upper Layout Creek Trail provides a view of a lush stream within the arid Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area. Under a plan being considered by the park, more trails could be added for visitors.

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Ground broken for new segment of Swords Park Trail

Ground broken for new segment of Swords Park Trail

At a groundbreaking ceremony on Monday for the second phase of the Swords Park Trail, Michael Sanderson called the bike and pedestrian path atop the Rims “a crossroads of the trail system.”

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City plans series of community conversations

The city of Billings and members of the City Council are planning another series of Community Conversation on Billings' parks, streets and trails.

June 02, 2011 2:00 pmLoading…

19 projects approved for Shoshone National Forest

CODY, Wyo. — Accessing Yellowstone National Park by trail over Jones Creek Pass could become easier thanks to $37,000 in funding and a unique agreement between the Forest Service, the Montana Conservation Corps and the Shoshone Backcountry Horsemen.

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Pedestrian tunnel

Pedestrian tunnel

A bicycle and pedestrian tunnel under Main Street in the Heights was completed this fall. At a workshop Tuesday night, people will hear an update on a new trail master plan for the Billings area.

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Second trail plan hearing is Tuesday night

Second trail plan hearing is Tuesday night

A public workshop about a new master plan for bicycle and pedestrian trails in the Billings area is set for Tuesday night.

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Billings trail system continues to expand

Billings trail system continues to expand

Members of the Billings Chamber of Commerce Convention and Visitors Bureau talk about the progress on creating a trail system in Billings.

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Feature photo: Trail Trek traffic

Feature photo: Trail Trek traffic

Traffic was brisk and entertainment plentiful on Sunday during the third annual city of Billings Trail Trek, sponsored by RiverStone Health, the Yellowstone Surgery Center, Billings Clinic and St. Vincent Healthcare. Trail Trek promotes health through activity and encourages the community to…

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Gazette Opinion: Bike trails, sidewalks lead to better health

Gazette Opinion: Bike trails, sidewalks lead to better health

A team members starts the Sneakers, Spokes and Spark Plugs Challenge course on May 15 in downtown Billings. The event sponsored by the Northern Plains Resource Council demonstrates that bike and foot travel can be as fast as driving.

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Gazette Opinion: Bike trails, sidewalks lead to better health

Gazette Opinion: Bike trails, sidewalks lead to better health

In a community health survey in 2005, 26.3 percent of Yellowstone County adults reported zero leisure-time physical activity in the month before the survey. Statewide, only 18.8 percent of Montanans were in the zero activity category.

June 01, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

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