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Interesting Hydro Plant

Stopped here by chance and glad we did. Great view of the water penstock to the outfall of the dam... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Ron A
Very, very interesting and well worth the stop

So interesting! A very nice museum, informative staff, and they even have a golf cart shuttle if... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Judy T
Saint Louis, Missouri
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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.

Thank Ron A
Reviewed 5 days ago

So interesting! A very nice museum, informative staff, and they even have a golf cart shuttle if the parking lot gets full so you don't have to walk if you don't want to...or can't.

Thank Judy T
Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove past this on a coach tour in 2017, as it was not on our itinerary thankfully we had the chance to call in our holiday this year. It is a very interesting Dam lots of info on the building and running of it....More

Thank Lyn P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very interesting sight to see. This huge dam out in the middle of mountains. Had to drive through a long tunnel to get to the dam. A nice visitors center with windows looking down at the dam , which I liked because I am afraid...More

Thank lovebeach2
Reviewed 1 week ago

Buffalo Bill Dam is a concrete arch-gravity dam on the Shoshone River in northwestern Wyoming, part of the Shoshone Project, which was the successor to several visionary schemes promoted by the famous Wild West figure William "Buffalo Bill" Cody to irrigate the Bighorn Basin and...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is so beautiful! We stopped on our way to Yellowstone and took the little tour on the golf cart. Such a amazing sight! The water is so blue and the view from above the dam is breathtaking! Easy to pull off and take...More

Thank shelley s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful vistas and a pleasant 10 minute drive west of Cody, WY The 2 tunnels and the history of the area are described in placards placed along the scenic pulloff at the dam.

Thank SWilliams5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cody, Wy is obviously a very arid place so to come upon this area while driving is breath-taking, The water is an amazing blue turquoise and there are quite a number of places to pull over and enjoy the view or picnic. Take advantage of...More

Thank Helena R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were there on Oct 2, and found out it had closed for the season on the 1st. Nonetheless, it was really cool to drive up and check it out. There is plenty of signage to read on the outside. Great views.

Thank John B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A marvel in engineering and a great view. For the cost, -0-, it was more than worth the price. Walking out onto the dam was a trip in itself

Thank Phil W
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Response from blackhillslady | Reviewed this property |
An hour or so-the views are simply spectacular.
April 9, 2018|
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Response from Deb W | Reviewed this property |
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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