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Legislature Speaks Out On Moose-Wilson Plan

February 14, 2014 Grand Teton National Park, State of Wyoming No Comments
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A House resolution sponsored by State Representatives Robert Nicolas of Laramie County, Keith Gingery and Ruth Ann Petroff of Teton County and Tim Stubson of Natrona County; along with 11 state senators was introduced Wednesday urging the National Park Service to retain two-way traffic on Moose-Wilson Road.  The Resolution (attached here) points out that the pedestrian and bicycle pathways built in Grand Teton National Park are a resounding success, allowing people of all abilities – seniors, children, and adults, able-bodied as well as persons with disabilities – the chance to safely experience public lands without fear of being injured or killed by vehicles.  However, the resolution goes on “two-way vehicle access from Teton County along the rural Moose-Wilson Road is important and meaningful for public access to the park.”  It also urges the park to explore completion of a pathway and recreational infrastructure so that visitors on the Moose-Wilson Road can safely enjoy it.

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