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Unexpected Visit...Beautiful

We were headed to Yellowstone, when we came upon the dam. We stopped for a look. An employee in a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
StormyDaze0929
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West Seneca, New York
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Dam good!

Had some time to spare so took an unplanned detour here. You can walk along the top of the dam so... read more

Reviewed January 10, 2019
Jellybaby67
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Reading, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were headed to Yellowstone, when we came upon the dam. We stopped for a look. An employee in a golf cart stopped to pick us up from our car, and drove us to the building that overlooked the dam. Inside it had pictures of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank StormyDaze0929
Reviewed January 10, 2019

Had some time to spare so took an unplanned detour here. You can walk along the top of the dam so really get to experience it from all possible angles up close. Don't look over the edge if you're nervous of heights, as you'll definitely...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jellybaby67
Reviewed January 4, 2019

We were driving to Yellowstone and just stopped It was well worth the stop the information and the history of the dam was very interesting on display are some interesting items to view

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank qxjim
Reviewed December 27, 2018

Spectacular views. Informative Visitor Center. Lots of opportunities for taking photos, very helpful staff shuttling to and from the parking. The maps were well done and the film is worth seeing twice.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Digger2527
Reviewed December 15, 2018

Would highly recommend. All the volunteers were super friendly and the scenery spectacular. What a marvel of engineering. Well worth the stop.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Liz R
Reviewed December 10, 2018

Just a few minutes from downtown Cody. A shuttle took us from the parking lot into dam/gift shop area. Very interesting displays and wonderful views

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank joensue81
Reviewed November 6, 2018

The Dam Visitors Center tells the harrowing story of how the dam and reservoir were built back in the early 1900's. It was built even before the Hoover Dam and provides water to irrigate the entire Big Horn Basin.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Diana M
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

Through the tunnel going West outside of Cody heading to the East gate of Yellowstone you’ll view the dam. This is a great place to see herds of mule deer & elk as you head to Yellowstone. We drive along here in early morning and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank USAFA62
Reviewed October 27, 2018

Great museum to go along with amazing feat of construction. Easy to get to, and worth your time.... Exhibits were high level, and viewing windows inside make for a great stop on the way to or from Yellowstone. And then you can go outside to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Cornelia H
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Stopped here by chance and glad we did. Great view of the water penstock to the outfall of the dam. It's not Niagara Falls but it is a good stopover. Friendly folks inside to help out.

Date of experience: September 2018
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deejaye60
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An hour or so-the views are simply spectacular.
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Construction of Buffalo Bill Dam, six miles west of Cody, Wyoming, was the key that opened about 90,000 acres in northwestern Wyoming to irrigated farming. ... When completed in 1910, Buffalo Bill Dam stood as an engineering... More
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