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2017 Billings TrailNet Annual Meeting & Trail Summit

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Wednesday, June 28, 2017 6-8pm Community Room at the Billings Public Library Meet our Board of Directors, learn what Billings TrailNet has accomplished in the past year and the projects we are working on this year. There will also be presentations by Billings Public Works, Parks & Recreation, City County Planning and the Chamber Trails Committee, […]

New Trail Connection Coming Soon

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Construction is underway on a connecting trail from 32nd Ave to Shiloh along Broadwater. This has long been a dangerous stretch for cyclists and runners where there has been no bike lane and an almost no shoulder. The trail will provide a safe route for students traveling to Will James Middle School. The City of Billings […]

Billings TrailNet Wins a $2,600 Grant!!

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Billings TrailNet has a received a grant of $2,629 from the Billings Community Foundation towards a campaign to promote our endowment with them. An endowment is essentially a savings account for an organization. This way, i t can accrue interest over time which can be used to help fund the everyday functions of a non-profit […]

PINT AID NIGHT- JUNE 6, 2017

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Please join Billings TrailNet Tuesday, June 6, 2017 – for our Pint Aid Fundraiser Night. Enjoy burgers and brews to raise money for our trail system. Our board member, Kevin Odenthal, will be grilling burgers for a small donation. YVBC has been gracious enough to donate ¢50 from every pint sold, to Billings TrailNet, so bring […]

Join us for a bikepacking ride June 3-4!

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Adventure Cycling encourages everyone to “Join thousands of others for Bike Travel Weekend during the weekend of June 2-4, 2017.“ Billings TrailNet is jumping on board and is planning a backpacking trip from Billings to Columbus June 3-4. Led by Billings TrailNet board member Steve Hudak, our ride will start in Billings and will follow […]

Lots of laughs at our Bike Movie for BTN members May 8!

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Thank you to all of the members who joined us for the bike movie, “Ride the Divide,” on May 8 at the Art House Cinema and Pub. We welcomed Michele Kelley and Pius Schenker, Callie Feakin, Lou Hegwer, Kylie Izzi, Jenna Monson, Mary Decker and Jason Moothart as new members.   We enjoyed the movie […]

Save a Life, Take The HI Road!!

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Take The Hi Road is a campaign created by Billings TrailNet to teach and promote proper biking and driving etiquette to ensure safe travel on our Billings roads. Although Billings has 45 miles of trails, sometimes cyclists are forced to use roads to get where they need to go. Many drivers and cyclists are unclear […]

Buy a Bike, Build a Trail!

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Billings TrailNet has teamed up with four local bike shops to make donating to your local trail system even easier. Now when you purchase a bike at any of these retailers you will be asked if you would like to donate $5 to Billings TrailNet. The participating bike shops are Collins Bike Shop, The Ski […]

Don’t Miss Bike to Work Day and the Commuter Breakfast!

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Join us Friday, May 19 for Bike to Work Day in Billings. As part of the newly declared “Bike Month,” Bike to Work Day is a great way to join your fellow bike commuters and participate in the Commuter Challenge! The Commuter Challenge is an ongoing challenge throughout the month of May to use alternative […]

Billings TrailNet Announces New Intern!

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Landon Horst is our fabulous 2017 Summer Intern.  Those Facebook event graphics you are seeing are his creations. Landon is also helping us produce the many events we have in May and June. This is an exciting opportunity for Landon to gain professional experience, learn crucial “tricks of the trade” and begin his inevitable rise to […]

Billings TrailNet Announces New Program Coordinator

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We are very happy to welcome Lynn Harper as our new Program Coordinator.  Billings TrailNet is excited for her enthusiasm to keep the office organized and promote our events as well as manage and grow our memberships and volunteer programs. Lynn brings a very unique set of skills to our team and has already proven […]

We Reached our Goal! A New Trail Connection is Coming!

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In November of last year Billings TrailNet set a goal to raise $11,500 towards the construction of a paved, multi-use path from Swords Park to the new Yellowstone Kelly Interpretive Site. Thanks to our generous donors, we are proud to announce that we met our goal and have presented the Yellowstone Kelly Interpretive Site(YKIS) Committee […]

Mayor declares May “Bike Month” in Billings! Celebrate with us!

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Mayor Tom Hanel has declared the month of May bike month, and to celebrate, Billings TrailNet, along with many other organizations, are offering fun bicycling events. Billings TrailNet kicked off bike month with the Tour de Fleur April 30. Monday, May 8  Billings TrailNet hosted a membership event at Art House Cinema and Pub.  People can also sign […]

150 women at this year’s Tour de Fleur

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  Last Sunday, April 30, 150 women showed their creativity and camaraderie as they rode the Tour de Fleur with their bikes adorned with flowers. While the Tour de Fleur was designed to celebrate the joy of bicycling and empower women to get out on their two wheels, the event meant much more for many. […]

Join us for a bike movie and beer!

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Join Billings TrailNet this Monday, May 8- and celebrate Bike Month with us! Art House Cinema and Pub is the place to be to watch Ride the Divide: “A small group of adventurous mountain bikers attempt to race the longest mountain bike route in the world traversing over 2700 miles along the Rocky Mountains from […]

Sign up for the Commuter Challenge and win prizes

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The 2017 Commuter Challenge is underway! Remember to actively commute and log your trips online at mtcommuterchallenge.org. Encourage people in your office to do the same. There will be prizes awarded in June for top teams and individuals as well as random drawings throughout the month of May for those who log trips. Events Bus Celebration […]