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Buffalo Field Office

Recreation Opportunities

*Recreation Site Map*

Special Recreation Permits

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There's plenty to do on public lands managed by the Buffalo Field Office. If you are looking for a nice picnic spot, Mosier Gulch is 10 minutes from downtown Buffalo. For an educational trip you might visit Dry Creek Petrified Tree EEA, which is about 13 miles east of Buffalo.

Test your backcountry skills in the Burnt Hollow area (20 miles north of Gillette), or the southern Bighorns along the Gardner Mountain Trail.

Outlaw Cave.
Looking for a place to explore some off highway vehicle (OHV) trails? About 25 miles north of Gillette you can find the Weston Hills Recreation Area.

If you would like to fish a blue-ribbon trout stream, camp underneath these western skies, see the infamous Outlaw Cave of western lore or simply enjoy beautiful scenery, you can visit the Middle Fork Powder River Recreation Area. If you're a history buff, consider making the trek to the rugged Hole-in-the-Wall area which is teeming with legends of outlaws and cattle rustlers.

Please remember that fishing and hunting licenses are required for these respective activities and can be obtained from the Wyoming Game and Fish Department. All off-highway vehicles (OHV) are required to display a Wyoming ORV permit while operating upon public lands. These permits can be obtained from the Wyoming Department of State Parks and Cultural Resources.

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ATV and OHV vehicle trails.


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