What is the difference between Friends of Pathways and Jackson Hole Community Pathways? FOPMaster 2014-04-12T16:34:29+00:00
- 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.
How long has Friends of Pathways existed? FOPMaster 2014-04-12T15:52:43+00:00
- Friends of Pathways began in 1994.
What is the history of the Pathways in Teton County? FOPMaster 2014-04-12T15:51:47+00:00
- The first paved pathways in Jackson Hole were constructed in 1996. Four miles of asphalt, 10′ wide, connecting the High School area and neighbor-hoods with west Jackson along Flat Creek. Fifteen years later, the system has 33 miles of pathway that includes a route connecting Wilson with Teton Village. In addition, the community has a 25-year master plan that illustrates the need for 57 miles of pathways designed for non-motorized transportation and recreation to complete the connection of Jackson Hole’s communities.
- Grand Teton National Park also approved a pathways system in its new transportation plan. Grand Teton has constructed 8 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.