You belong among the wildflowers

Tom Petty was right (when wasn’t he?): You belong among the wildflowers. Now, thanks to the efforts of David Haile and Susanna Meyer, you’ll be able to identify those beautiful wildflowers you’re seeing when you’re out on Prairie Loop or sitting on the bench at Red Grade Overlook. This past summer David and Susanna took time to photograph all the …

All right, what’s all this, then?!

New signs will tell stories of Bighorns’ history from the trails Have you ever walked along Soldier Ridge Trail, looked out at our beautiful Bighorns and wondered which peak was which? Or where something like the Tie Flume actually was? That’s exactly what SCLT Historical Educator Carrie Edinger wondered the first time she was on the trail. And it inspired …

Building opportunities ‘Wyoming hasn’t seen yet’

Soldier Ridge loop closed; 15 miles coming at Red Grade If there’s one thing that’s certain these days it’s this: there’s no better place to be than outdoors. Thankfully, because of people like you, going from your front door to the outdoors in Sheridan County is easier than ever before! And while that may seem like an overstatement, the efforts …

‘Game-changing week for Red Grade Trails’ as SCLT awarded $600,000 in grants from Wyoming Business Council and US Forest Service

In what can only be described as a “game changer” for outdoor recreation opportunities in the Bighorn Mountains, the Sheridan Community Land Trust recently received two grant awards totaling almost $600,000 – all of which will be used to build 15 new trail miles and develop three parking areas in the Bighorn National Forest. “This truly was a game-changing week …

Non-SCLT events on SCLT trails – Fall 2020

Community trails are exactly that – trails for our community. We’re excited that so many community groups have scheduled races on trails our community has helped us build. Here’s a schedule of events being held by community groups this fall that will be held on SCLT trails, with some donating a portion of race registration or event proceeds to help …

If You Build It, They Will Come or Why Community Trails Are For The Community

“If you build it, they will come.” That iconic “Field of Dreams” line loomed large in the psyche of this rural Iowa boy who grew up with a right-handed glove, a left-handed swing and a big-league dream. So, too, was the thought of the ghost of Shoeless Joe mysteriously materializing from the corn fields just behind my back to join …

SCLT Discovery Session: Hiking is For the Birds – Saturday, September 12

Sheridan Community Land Trust is excited to announce its next Discovery Session: Hiking is For the Birds, which will be held Saturday morning, September 12. Join avid birder Tina Toth as she takes attendees on a hike along Hidden Hoot Trail where we’ll spend the morning scanning the trees, sage, wetlands and skies in search of as many feathered friends …

SCLT Discovery Session: The Rocky History of Red Grade Trails – Thursday, August 20

Join geologist Steve Stresky for a hike that will detail the fascinating geology along the upper portion of Red Grade Trails in Sheridan Community Land Trust’s upcoming Discovery Session – The Rocky History of Red Grade Trails. Steve will tell a story millions of years in the making as attendees view prominent features like the Bighorn Anticline and Moncreif Ridge …

Antelope Butte Foundation and Sheridan Community Land Trust announce Mountain Bike Discovery Nights for August and September

Join the Antelope Butte Foundation and Sheridan Community Land Trust for Mountain Bike Discovery Night. This free, family-friendly community night will feature a tips and tricks clinic as part of the ride for people who are new to mountain biking or any rider who wishes to hone their mountain biking skills. There will also be a fun ride for intermediate-skilled …