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Address: , Cody, WY
Phone Number: 3075276076
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The tallest dam in the world completed in 1910, an amazing feat of engineering. The visitor center provides a great introduction to Cody with lots of information in the bookstore... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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Medford, Oregon
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Medford, Oregon
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34 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

The tallest dam in the world completed in 1910, an amazing feat of engineering. The visitor center provides a great introduction to Cody with lots of information in the bookstore there. The views from the top of the dam up and down the canyon are spectacular, and the video on the history of the dam's construction is fascinating.

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Irwin, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

We did not even know about this place. We were on our way to Yellowstone, and stopped here. We were instantly shuttled down to the dam and info center. Wished we could have spent more time there, but we were on a schedule.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

This is an awesome place to stop! Beautiful views to see, that you wouldn't know were there! Lots of history information also. If you're not good with heights, do what I did have your family take pictures and show you.

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dorset
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17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Visitors centre well laid out and it was free, plenty of parking a good DVD was shown, and the local staff know their sudject

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West Richland, WA, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Beautiful scenery lines the sides of the river and lake. There is a good museum and film telling the history of the dam. A shuttle will take you from the parking area to the visitor center, or you can walk.

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Welwyn, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

No charge to visit this, which was once the tallest dam in the world. Allow around 30 minutes ... it is on the way to Yellowstone Park from Cody.

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Brisbane
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Stopped here on our way back from Cody, very informative visitors centre. An amazing construction to dam water for town supply.

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Rockford,Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

My husband want to stop and see the Dam, we turned in and found out that you had to park a long way from the doors, but the handicap parking was closer we have a handicap parking sticker so parked there, there was also a gentleman that rides around in a large golf cart and gives people rides to the... More 

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South Bend, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Impressive! Be sure to watch the movie inside the visitors center and look at the exhibits to learn about the dam's history. Beautiful place.

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Bloomington, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

Amazing engineering feat. The visitor center with film was very interesting. Mostly built in the winter to avoid spring snow melt. Sub zero temps. Impressive feat!

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