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Buffalo Bill Dam

Address: Cody, WY
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Ranked #10 of 17 Attractions in Cody
Type: Dams, Nature & Parks
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Type: Dams, Nature & Parks

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Redding
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35 reviews 35 reviews
9 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Stationed at the end of the Buffalo Bill Reservoir is the the Buffalo Bill Dam. This is right outside of Cody, WY. As you can see everything in this part of the country is named after Buffalo Bill Cody. This area is scenic and beautiful and filled with all the wonders of this region. If you are coming from Yellowstone,... More 

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Billings, Montana
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154 reviews 154 reviews
5 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

It is a short drive out of town. The reservoir and area are beautiful. The dam is accessible and you can look over the steep high wall down back over the town of Cody. The visitor center is small and entertaining. Fun way to kill a few hours.

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Cordova, TN
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Very interesting museum exhibits. Especially enjoyed the wildlife of the area. Very nice walk from the parking area or there's a shuttle if the walk is difficult. Handicap parking and drop off is close to museum if needed.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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254 reviews 254 reviews
147 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Driving from Cody to Yellowstone and you pass this dam and its reservoir. Sceinic views but stop and see the dam too. Good displays and interesting construction.

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Colorado
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89 reviews 89 reviews
44 attraction reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

I didnt think I'd find it all that interesting, but I was surprised. Maybe bec. it was part of the natl. park system (on the National Register of Historic Places) the Visitor Ctr was very well done. It has a short film and black-and-white photos of early construction, and other information. It was fascinating to see what was "inside" the... More 

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Fredericktown, Missouri
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65 reviews 65 reviews
17 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We stopped at the dam on our way back to the hotel in Cody after a day driving through part of Yellowstone and over the Grand Tetons scenic drive. The visitor center was closing, but just viewing the self-interpretive area in the parking lot and the surrounding canyon hillsides was a good way to spend a bit of time at... More 

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Dexter, Missouri
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9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

The buffalo bill dam is a good visit on vacation. It is beautiful and full of history. It was the first dam built in this way and they later patterned the Hoover dam after it. Highly resommend.

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39 reviews 39 reviews
8 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Fellow travellers recommended a visit so we put it on our list and were not disappointed. Interesting short film and exhibits - well worth a visit so add it into your itinerary.

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Dunoon, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Shuttle service to visitor centre by golf buggy driven by helpful, informative and friendly man. Good informative display and exhibition in visitor centre

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Saugatuck, Michigan
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Nice easy place to stop and look at the dramatic canyon and learn the fascinating history of the dam. Nice visitor center and friendly.

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