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Buffalo Bill State Park

47 Lakeside Road, Cody, WY
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Ranked #17 of 19 Attractions in Cody
Type: State Parks
Traveler Description: Buffalo Bill State Park is located about 10 miles west of Cody Wyoming and is the perfect place to stay while you tour the Cody and Greater... more »
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Noblesville, Indiana
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Very beautiful scenery. We only drove through the park on our way to Yellowstone National Park. We stopped at a few sights for picture taking. The mountains and rock formations are unforgettable.

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Asheville, North Carolina
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41 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

As you meander through this area on the way to the entrance of Yellowstone you are in for a treat. Awesome wind eroded rock sculptures dot the tops of the bluffs. The reservoir is directly next to you for a good part of the way and there are many pull outs and picnic areas to enjoy a quick stop and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Was a really pretty place to visit and took lots of pictures as we were passing by on our motorcycle.

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Chicago, Illinois
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The view is very nice, but the north side tent sites are not advised. Our tent was almost blown into the lake, and the ground was hard as rock for pounding in your stakes. The campground is also near the road, so traffic noise throughout the night. Perhaps the other campground in the park is less windy, but we only... More

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Glencoe
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We pulled in to camp on the North Shore. It was amazing. For $17 we could not beat that view! Waking up facing the lake was amazing. We drove up the road to use the shower. You do have to pay for them - make sure you have quarters! But it is worth it to have a shower! Great place!... More

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Billings, Montana
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9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Stop at the many spots around the lake. We saw deer, pelicans, geese, and elk. There is also a population of bighorn sheep. Fishing gets better later in the summer.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

They advertise showers on the web site. It doesn't say anything about paying. The views are beautiful but nearly no trees for privacy or shade. Both campgrounds are located next to a busy road. Loud semis and sirens kept me awake at night.

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Portland, Oregon
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64 attraction reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Okay, if you want to see some beautiful scenery and have ample opportunities to shoot some cool pictures of Big Horn Rams, Moose, Bison, Deer, Elk, Prairie Dogs, Bears and other critters along with some outstanding geologic formations, this is one place you don't want to miss. Be sure and check out Buffalo Bill Dam, some interesting stories go along... More

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Fairhope, Alabama
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

My drive throughout the state park was beautiful. I could not stop taking pictures. The rams, deers, moose, and bison roamed freely. We were driving to Sleeping Giant Ski lodge and the mountains were awesome.

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

bad location , lots of highway noise and windy, but the only option if you want to launch a boat on the reservoir. ok for the money I guess, we did not like all the signs of regulations, upon regulations, we would not recommend it, hit the national forest and BLM lands before this or the national Park

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