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Very cool build!

Would highly recommend. All the volunteers were super friendly and the scenery spectacular. What... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Liz R
Interesting to see the inside of a dam

Just a few minutes from downtown Cody. A shuttle took us from the parking lot into dam/gift shop... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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 1 week ago

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
Thank Ron A
Reviewed October 14, 2018

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.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Judy T
Reviewed October 11, 2018

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

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Lyn P
Reviewed October 11, 2018 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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank lovebeach2
Reviewed October 10, 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
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July 22, 2018|
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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 4Unicorn2 | 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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