Located on the High Plains in northeastern Wyoming, the Ucross Foundation is 27 miles southeast of Sheridan (population 15,000) and 17 miles northeast of Buffalo (population 5,000). The facilities are situated on a 20,000-acre working ranch near the Bighorn Mountains, the easternmost range of the Rockies, in the heart of sheep and cattle ranching country.
Sheridan Airport is served by connecting flights to and from Denver, Colorado. Foundation staff picks up arriving Residents at the Sheridan Airport, and rental cars are also available there. The Foundation is located 1/2 mile east of the intersection of Highways 14 and 16.
Lasting rain or gray skies are not common any time of year at Ucross. The frequent sunshine and dry climate make even deep winter enjoyable.
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