Buffalo Bill Dam

Buffalo Bill Dam, Cody: Address, Phone Number, Buffalo Bill Dam Reviews: 4.5/5

Buffalo Bill Dam
4.5
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FrequentFlier769850
Brunssum, The Netherlands19 contributions
Best stop in Cody with super friendly volunteer staff
Jul 2021 • Family
A quick stop but probably our favorite stop in Cody. It had interesting displays and video in the museum and great views from the dam. The volunteers were superb and very friendly.
Written 5 October 2021
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Bobbie
Tampa, FL379 contributions
Learn why the dam is an Engineering Marvel
Sep 2021 • Couples
This was a great short stop. After a long ride stepping outside the car, the wind took our breath away as we walked from the parking area to the building. A sweet volunteer in a cart picked us up and dropped us off at the door. He explained that since 9/11, it seems to be vulnerable and has large concrete barriers to protect it. Do watch the short video explaining the unique and some unanticipated challenges, but the importance to the region in building the dam. It’s quite an inspiring story. Inside the visitor center also has additional exhibits and memorabilia, and a little gift shop. Since we’d traveled a distance and it was past lunch time we got several restaurant recommendations. Those we tried over the next few days were spot on. The dam is an engineering marvel, once the tallest dam ever built, still standing and without any rebar!
Written 2 October 2021
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Ralph Buddy M
Sanford, FL52 contributions
Beautiful
Sep 2021
Very cool place to stop and visit. It’s a beautiful area with beautiful waters.loved the mountains surrounding the place.
Written 1 October 2021
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Michael B
Tuscaloosa, AL160 contributions
Great testimony of American perseverance
Sep 2021 • Couples
Dam is really worth the stop. Really an unbelievable story of the difficulties faced by the various builders due to nature and flooding. Great story of American ingenuity and resilience.
Written 28 September 2021
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Julie P.
2 contributions
Beautiful!!!!!!!
Sep 2021
I had no idea this would be on our travels from Yellowstone into Cody, WY. The whole drive was beautiful, but, this just made it AMAZING!!! The water color is just like you would see in the Caribbean, but, this is actually in the middle of no where. Absolutely gorgeous!! A must see.
Written 24 September 2021
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Pattie
10 contributions
Fun place to visit
Sep 2021
This was a fun place to visit. The visitors center was very informative and gave a great description of how the dam was built. A short movie gave a great overview. Very very windy so hold on to your hat.
Written 19 September 2021
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Barbara S
Pittsburgh, United States112 contributions
Glad we stopped to visit the dam!
Sep 2021
Accidentally found the Buffalo Bill reservoir and dam while exploring Cody WY - lovely! Very interesting exhibit and you can walk across the top of the dam for beautiful views. This dam was one of the tallest when it was built. Glad we stumbled upon it!
Written 17 September 2021
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Ditzgrl02
Salt Lake City, UT216 contributions
Fun Stop
Sep 2021
This was a fun stop to see the lake and the dam. There was a cute older man who was running shuttles from the parking lot to the visitor's center.
Written 16 September 2021
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Judew51
Franklin, NC13 contributions
Amazing
Sep 2021
It is amazing that the dam ever was completed. God bless those men who worked on it. The view of the water from the dam is breathtaking. Be sure to watch the movie, it gives a great history of how the dam was built, with blood, sweat and tears.
Written 11 September 2021
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Lisa H
7 contributions
Had a “dam” good time!
Aug 2021
Quick tour, lots of history. It was amazing it ever got built. Part of the fun were the people we were with and all their “dam” jokes.
Written 4 September 2021
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