Buffalo Field Office 1425 Fort Street Buffalo, WY 82834
To reach Welch Ranch from Interstate 90, take exit 339 and head east. Go over the railroad tracks and turn left (north) onto WY 338. Go about 5.5 miles. The first parking area will be on your left, just before the Tongue River, and the second parking area will be on the right, just after the river.
The Tongue River flows through the recreation area and offers opportunities for non-motorized river trips.
Welch Ranch has limited visitor services; there is no bathroom facility, garbage collection, or potable water. Please plan accordingly if planning to stay overnight and practice Leave No Trace principles. Dispersed camping is allowed, however, the area is closed to motorized use, and target shooting is strictly prohibited.