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Buffalo Bill Dam

Cody, WY
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Ranked #11 of 18 attractions in Cody
Type: Dams
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Hindhead, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

The dam is on a narrow part of the river through the gorge which makes it dramatic and worth a look and there is an excellent visitors centre. It's on the route to Yellowstone and a good stop off point.

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Palmas, TO
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

This dam is on your way if you are going to Yellowstone. There is a very peace sensation. Take a ride to see inside to get a bit more information about the Dam.

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Hays, Kansas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

We spent an hour or two learning about the history of the Dam. Always interesting to hear the stories. They picked us up at our car and took us to the visitor center at the Dam, the museum was full of information and they had a very interesting film they showed of the history of the construction. Nice time

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Branchville, South Carolina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

This was a nice surprise. The dam area and dam itself is very nice. They have a small store, restrooms and a visitors center inside the dam building. The dam itself was impressive. The parking lot is long and there was a guy that came around on a golf cart to take you to the door. Very convenient! It was... More

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10 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 NEW

We drove out to see this damn that was once the largest damn in the U.S. Until someone decided to build that Hoover Damn, the lady told us at the visitor's center. It was worth the drive... beautiful surrounding scenery, a rock tunnell to drive thru and a nice pull off to get out and look around the damn. If... More

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Peoria, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

The view was beautiful. The visitor center was welcoming, with volunteers to give you a ride right to the door in a golf cart.

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Loose Creek
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

When you look over the lower side of the Dam you will be awe inspired by the view. It is almost impossible to believe how it was constructed. You have to walk a little ways to get to it but a trolley is available. The personnel there were very nice and very helpful.

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Cottage Grove, Wisconsin
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

What a great stop to take in one of the finest views in the state!! And there is no charge! Of course there is a gift shop, but no purchase is required to browse and take in the awe inspiring views. A must stop even if you are not planning to head into the park.

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Chesapeake
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

You drive through a tunnel in the mountain and come out by this beautiful dam and lake. Was a bit of a walk from the parking lot to the dam, but they did have some golf carts carrying people to the parking lot. Great experience! Had never seen a large dam before. There are exhibits inside the visitor center. A... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We decided to stop here and we were glad we did. It's free and has some stunning views. They have golf carts to drive people from the lot to the visitors center. A worthwhile stop!

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