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IMBA study recommends 70+ miles of singletrack sidewalks in Valley County, Idaho

Hi all,

The West Central Mountains Economic Development Council and Valley County Pathways have been working together with the International Mountain Biking Association (IMBA) on a feasibility study about the potential for “singletrack sidewalks” and other types of pathways in the Long Valley area between Cascade and McCall, with an eye toward connecting to New […]

New Wooley Ave. boardwalk pathway to be built this summer

Reprinted with permission from The Star-News

BY DREW DODSON for The Star-News

Pedestrians and bicyclists traveling along Wooley Avenue this summer will be safer following action taken by the McCall City Council at its regular meeting last Thursday.

The council awarded a contract worth about $360,000 to Falvey’s Earthworks of McCall to build […]

Join us for a group ride on Opening Day for Trails

Join us for an “Opening Day of Trails” event on Saturday, April 28 in McCall.

There will be a group bike ride starting at 2 p.m. next to McCall City Hall on McCall Pathways heading out to the North Valley Rail-Trail. It’s a 10-mile ride out and back. Walkers and trail-runners are welcome to join. […]

New IMBA feasibility study on singletrack trails is super-exciting!

This story ran in the Idaho Business Review recently. Reprinted with permission.


A bicycle trail connecting the Valley County towns of McCall, Donnelly, and Cascade is one step closer thanks to a grant to help determine its feasibility. The study is slated for spring, and the trail could be completed by […]

VCP Master Plan closer to the finish line

Dear Pathways supporters,

AWESOME job on the letter-writing campaign!

We’ve had more than 80 letters of support submitted to the Valley County Commissioners, and more are coming in …Thank you!

Valley County Pathways presented several proposed tweaks to the Pathways Master Plan to address landowner concerns on Monday, May 15. The commissioners were pleased with […]

VCP updated Master Plan receives warm welcome from Valley County government

Dedication of the Boulder Creek Trail in the Fulton Natural Area … definitely one of our highlights over the last 10 years!

Hi all,

I think it’s fair to say that the new Master Plan for Valley County Pathways was a hit with the Valley County Planning & Zoning Commission in March. The commissioners […]

Volunteers Needed for a trail work day on Nov. 5th and 6th

Valley County Pathways needs volunteers for a trail work day on Saturday, Nov. 5 and Sunday, Nov. 6.

Start time: 9 a.m. at the Donnelly Elementary School on E. Roseberry Road in Donnelly.

Tools needed: There is no power on site, so we need generators, power tools, battery-powered tools and some hand tools. People with […]

Trail Cleanup Party on June 4th!

Valley County Pathways is hosting a trail cleanup party on the North Valley Rail-Trail on Saturday, June 4, as part of National Trails Day.

Please join us to help pick up litter on the trail, and do some brushing and trail-enhancement work.

We’ll meet at 10 a.m. at the trailhead just south of River Ranch. […]

Spring 2011 Newsletter

Hi folks,

Valley County Pathways is busy with a number of cool projects going on throughout Long Valley in Cascade, Donnelly and McCall.

Here’s our Spring 2011 Newsletter with all of the details.


Erv Olen Memorial Bench

The Olen Family recently installed a new and very special bench on the north end of the Crown Point Trail, near Cascade, to honor the late Erv Olen. Erv was a great advocate for pedestrian trails and an awesome worker bee for Valley County Pathways. We are calling it the “Erv Olen Memorial Bench.”