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Buffalo Bill Dam, Cody

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Dam · Nature / Park
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Buffalo Bill Dam was the tallest in the world when it was finished in 1910. Walk to the top of the concrete arch-gravity dam named after Wild West showman William "Buffalo Bill" Cody. At the visitor center, you can watch a short film, take a self-guided audio tour, and explore the black-and-white photos of the dam's early construction. You'll discover what makes the dam sturdy and view the waters--which supply more than 37,635 hectares (93,000 acres) of farmland--from the top. If you don't feel like walking from the parking lot to the visitor center, there's a complimentary shuttle service. Work out when and for how long to visit Buffalo Bill Dam and other Cody attractions using our handy Cody trip itinerary planning app.
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  • Located outside yellowstone national park, and within 40 miles of cody. It's worth the visit. Impressive views!  more »
  • Drove down the check out The Buffalo Bill Dam and the history and movie review were very well done. Went outside and checked out the dam and it was really tall and skinny. I have seen many dams and....  more »

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