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The Buffalo Bill Reservoir

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Address: Cody, WY

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Rainbow Trout heaven

Great place to catch rainbow trout. Gorgeous up near the dam by boat. It looks pretty desolate from the road but is quite nice from a boat and just loaded with rainbow trout.

Reviewed 19 August 2016
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Great place to catch rainbow trout. Gorgeous up near the dam by boat. It looks pretty desolate from the road but is quite nice from a boat and just loaded with rainbow trout.

Thank WaywardLass
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016

never heard of this dam. But got a lot of respect of the workers in the 19th century, visit the visitor center, just park on the carpark beside the dam and they pick you up for free in a small car and bring you to the dam and back again

Thank Normann
New Berlin, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016

This is an amazing structure, a true lesson that our forefathers knew what they were doing. The dam is amazing, and the crystal clear water in the resevior is beautiful. It was very windy the day we were there, so many white caps.

Thank Rita C
Loris, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

The buffalo bill dam was very interesting but the reservoir was just another lake and once you see yellowstone lake nothing else can compare.

Thank Christy C
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66 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016

All we did was drive by this reservoir. We drove by on our way back into Yellowstone, so there is not much to review. Looked like there was only beach access on the north side.

Thank Linda G
Missoula, Montana
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38 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016

One of the largest reservoirs I've seen and very lovely scenery all around. There are two campgrounds just beyond the Buffalo Bill Reservoir, the furthest has hot showers For just a couple of quarters, it was heaven!

Thank 747gal
Sayreville, New Jersey
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133 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Beautiful man made lake behind the Buffalo Bill Dam is worth checking out, even if only for 5 minutes. The lake against the mountains is really beautiful.

Thank DonWoo
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34 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

It is a great place to ride boats and go inter tubeing with friends and family and it is a great place to go fishing and to have a a picnic

Thank Emily N
Mc Calla, Alabama
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240 reviews
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Reviewed 16 July 2016

My husband and I recently visited here while in Cody. The reservoir is lovely and they give tours of the dam. It was quite interesting and free!

Thank Fiery2015
Hawley, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2016

This is a must see if you are in the area. Truly beautiful. The volunteers were great to work with and helpful.

Thank jkjos

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