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Address: Cody, WY
Phone Number: 3075276076
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Not far from Cody

We must have driven by the Buffalo Bill Dam at least 10 times & never stopped. This time we stopped with relatives that were visiting from England. We were all very impressed. It... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
limey52
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Madison, Wisconsin
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Madison, Wisconsin
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310 reviews
136 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 504 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We must have driven by the Buffalo Bill Dam at least 10 times & never stopped. This time we stopped with relatives that were visiting from England. We were all very impressed. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. There is a big parking lot, but it is a ways to walk. They offer a free golf... More 

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Jackson, Wyoming
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381 reviews
213 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Known formerly as the Shoshone Dam. I have driven past this so many times but it was the trolley tour taken in conjunction with a stay at the historic Irma hotel that brought it to life and oriented me to the locations of the old road and tunnels below the present road and the sites of historic photographs and the... More 

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Chino Hills, California
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28 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

Very small museum inside, with gift shop. The view downstream is great- pictures of scenery in this area of WY don't do justice to any of the sights, this included. Half-hour stop at most.

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1 Thank Carol H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015 via mobile

Great drive if you need something to do something. Beautiful. Only went into the visitor center when I visited in the Summer. Not sure it was open this December. Drive was easy.

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Cody, Wyoming
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20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

If you want to know what the area is like, both before and after the dam was built, this is the place to go! It's a small little museum-type entity with so much information, and then you look out the windows or go stand on the bridge on the dam, and you'll be in awe! In awe of the power... More 

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Menstrie, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

Great setting and beautiful scenery to admire. Pity the visitor centre was closed, but it was November. The information boards in the car park were informative.

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Thank Alan M
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

If you drive from Cody Wyoming up to Yellowstone national park you will pass Buffalo Bills Dam e stopped got a ride on an electric buggy to the dam it self t is quite amazing to see especially if you take into account when it was built if you don't stop to take a look you will of missed a... More 

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Richmond, Va.
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

This is great for a quick stop if you're going that way. Very interesting engineering story. Golf cart ride from the parking lot to the museum and lot's of great views.

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Dwight, Illinois
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

This is on the way to Yellowstone. Just the history of the place is amazing, But it is beautiful too.

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Thank MissesB1
Peace Valley
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21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

Beautiful place to see...worth the drive...even the drive is scenic..nice gift shop with movie about the dam

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