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Buffalo Bill Dam

Cody, WY
+1 307-527-6076
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Interesting one hour visit

we were staying near Cody and saw the sign for the dam. Glad we pulled in. Interesting short tour... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2015
Worthwhile Stop

To quote another reviewer "nice surprise on the way to Cody". We pulled over at the Buffalo Bill... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2015
Stittsville, Ontario
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Cody, WY
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Reviewed 15 September 2015

we were staying near Cody and saw the sign for the dam. Glad we pulled in. Interesting short tour and views over the dam wall are worth the time and effort. A golf carts drives you for the parking lot to the site ( 2...More

Thank scpenfield
Reviewed 13 September 2015

To quote another reviewer "nice surprise on the way to Cody". We pulled over at the Buffalo Bill Dam and were quite taken by the beautiful views of the lake. A staff member ferries visitors back and forth from the parking lot to the visitor...More

Thank lovesthesun-7
Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

10 minutes out of Cody you enter a rock canyon with three tunnel s which brings you out right at the dam. Nice details on the history .

Thank Rick T
Reviewed 13 September 2015

Impressive high but narrow dam with a small informative visitor centre. Nice place for a short stop en route

Thank Sonnie2403
Reviewed 11 September 2015

We stopped at this dam. It is an amazing example of early 1900's construction. The tallest dam in the world at the time. Neat movie on how difficult it was to build this considering where it is.

Thank Tom W
Reviewed 11 September 2015

An interesting attraction which is definitely worth a look. There is a video to watch about the history and construction of the dam and some information boards to read. The actual dam itself is amazing to look at due to its sheer height. I would...More

1  Thank Rachel B
Reviewed 9 September 2015

This was a delightful attraction. They had quite a video of the construction of the dam. The folks operating the attraction were knowledgeable and very helpful

Thank D053004
Reviewed 8 September 2015 via mobile

I'm so glad we stopped, loved the tunnel through the mountains to get to the dam. The view was breathtaking. It's a pretty long walk but handicap can park closer and they had a golf cart shuttling folks back and forth. We enjoyed it!

Thank Leslie L
Reviewed 4 September 2015

My wife is a civil engineer, so we never pass up a chance to visit a dam or cool bridge... so while in Cody, we made a quick side trip to check out this dam. It was the tallest dam in the world when completed...More

Thank Jeff L
Reviewed 3 September 2015 via mobile

The tallest dam in the world completed in 1910, an amazing feat of engineering. The visitor center provides a great introduction to Cody with lots of information in the bookstore there. The views from the top of the dam up and down the canyon are...More

Thank Rickberlet
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what time do they open june 1
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what trolley did you take to the dam?
10 July 2016|
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During the summer months, there is a trolley tour that goes to the Dam. It travels a set route around the city.