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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.”


North Valley Rail Trail Video

We Had a Perfect Work Day

We had a perfect number of volunteers show up for our work day on the North Valley Rail Trail on Saturday and ideal weather (hey, it didn’t snow!).  The hiking and biking trail is now officially open, so feel free to get out there and check it out.

Start from McCall City Hall, River Ranch […]

Volunteers Needed for Trail Cleanup

Volunteers Needed!

Please join us to help get the Valley County Pathways trail cleaned up and ready for the upcoming season.

When: Saturday May 8th at 9:00 AM

Where: Meet at the green construction trailer at River Ranch.  River Ranch is located on the West side of Mission Street, South of the Smoke Jumper base. […]

A New Access Agreement!

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It was a special day for Valley County Pathways (VCP) today. Everyone loves hiking and biking trails, right? We certainly do.

Well, we just signed a new access agreement with Judd and Diane DeBoer and McCall […]

Let’s Work Together To Improve The Valley’s Future

The following is and op-ed piece from the Idaho Statesman.

Let’s work together to improve the valley’s future April 25th, 2009

By Steve Stuebner

Valley County Pathways, a group working to create a series of public pathways between McCall and Cascade, is gaining momentum.

We recently received a property donation south of McCall along the […]

Pathways Volunteers Needed!

Valley County Pathways needs volunteers in the following areas:

Membership Monitoring planning and zoning meetings Fundraising and grant-writing

Please read this post for more information on our immediate needs.

The Star-News: Pathways Group Secures Key Link South of McCall

More photos from the Trail Dedication Event

More photos from the Trail Dedication Event

Cascade Mayor Dick Carter linked Pathways efforts with a future whitewater park and pathway system from the North Bridge to the South Bridge in the city of Cascade. “Now all we’ve got to do is be creative and find a way to link up the river trail […]

Whiteman Family Donation

Whiteman family donates land to Valley County Pathways; Lake Irrigation District inks access agreement

Marvin and Carol Whiteman have donated a 1.7-acre strategic parcel of railroad right of way property south of McCall to Valley County Pathways, Inc., allowing the Pathways group to provide new public access to several miles of trail between McCall […]