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Buffalo Bill Dam

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Address: Cody, WY
Phone Number: 3075276076
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Beautiful stop on the Shoshone River

Small visitor center and gift shop. Free admission. Spectacular views and the short video in the visitor center makes the structure even more impressive when you learn the history.

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Riverton, Utah
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Riverton, Utah
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30 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Small visitor center and gift shop. Free admission. Spectacular views and the short video in the visitor center makes the structure even more impressive when you learn the history.

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

So big but so quiet - a nice touch is from the parking lot a golf cart takes you to the dam entrance, which is a bonus in hot weather or fir the infirmed. Shop small but nice souveneers. Dam itself has the wow factor, well worth a stop off.

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Ormond Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Not on the same scale as Hoover's, of course, but very interesting. They have done a great job in telling the story behind the dam.

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Thank Sunshine519
Newalla, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Drove through here while heading to yellowstone. Its definitely worth a stop and snap a photo. The welcome center is clean and informative.

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Abita
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

we stopped here on our way back from yellowstone. We stayed in Cody, Wy for five days and pass by twice before stopping.

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Thank Bobbydem
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a great little stop to make on the way to Cody. Nice little visiters center with a history of the dam and its construction. Beautiful views from the dam for taking photos. Definitely worth a short stop to explore before going onto Cody.

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Budapest
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We just stopped here to have a look from the outside on our way from Yellowstone to Cody. It was a very nice area like a mini Hoover Dam. The 3 tunnels on the road were also amazing! :-)

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Clacton-on-sea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Make sure you watch the video of the history and building of this dam which is shown in The Visitor Centre. What a feat of endurance through terrible weather conditions. Then walk across the top of the dam and look over to see the original road into Yellowstone Park. Lots of interesting exhibits on the construction of the dam which... More 

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Thank pepeingle
United States
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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

on the way to Yellowstone don.t bypass the Buffalo Bill dam, which prior to hoover dam was the tallest one built in the states. take a peek down the dam wall yikes.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A totally cool spot to check out, and it's free! The visitor center is REALLY well done and you could spend just a half hour, even, going through and learning about the dam and its history. Really neat!

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