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Buffalo Bill Dam

Cody, WY
+1 307-527-6076
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Gorgeous views!

Visited after going to the museum in town. The area where the dam is very scenic, & the volunteers... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
via mobile
Good place to stretch

This is a good place to stretch before heading into Yellowstone. Good photo op. Some interesting... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Cody, WY
+1 307-527-6076
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited after going to the museum in town. The area where the dam is very scenic, & the volunteers there are friendly & helpful. If you visit there, be sure to watch the video of the building of this dam. Incredible story of the determination...More

Thank 516bethl
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a good place to stretch before heading into Yellowstone. Good photo op. Some interesting information on the boards. We did not take the tour.

Thank Robin S
Reviewed 3 days ago

Visited during a rainstorm (almost snow) in late May. A covered golf cart allowed us quick, dry ride from parking to the building. I really enjoyed the film on the construction, how different contracting firms, supervisors, workers, had to deal with the "far from everything"...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Can't beat free... not a lot to see, but the price is right. Ususlly 25-30 cooler at the top of the dam. Shuttle brings you from what could have been a far walk

Thank filmmaker_jozef
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We pulled in to see scenic overview and nice older man pulled up in a golf cart and said he would take us to the visitor center which is a short walk said we really should see it if you haven't before. They were letting...More

Thank Mary B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Got here at 5.50pm, 10 minutes short of the attraction closing to the public. Staff were knowledgeable and enthusiastic about the Dam, and gave us some travel tips in the area. Well worth a visit but need longer than 10 minutes obviously.

Thank Dawn R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the dam after visiting the Buffalo Bill museum. Very impressive. A very friendly gentleman gave us a ride from the car to the centre in his buggy. Well worth a visit and interesting to learn about the part Bill Cody played in...More

Thank Siriol H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Right now the reservoir is releasing water in preparation for the snowmelt season - take 20 minutes to see the spectacle from the dam! The story of the dam itself is told in the dam visitor center, and yes it is worth your time. Have...More

Thank unhappy c
Reviewed 16 April 2017

The views from the parking area are really amazing but I would not go out of my way to visit as you cant view the inner workings of the dam . The people running the small exhibit area were very pleasant and there are bathrooms...More

Thank NeedAVacation101
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Stop in look around...Check it out!!Right at the Bill Cody Resevoir.....A real tourist stop.Lots of people stop every year...Be one of them!!

Thank DLewis_10
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what time do they open june 1
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what trolley did you take to the dam?
10 July 2016|
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During the summer months, there is a trolley tour that goes to the Dam. It travels a set route around the city.