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The Buffalo Bill Reservoir

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Address: Cody, WY

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This is another undervalued reservoir next to Yellowstone National Park. The colors were amazing and the lake was fabolous! A must see attraction on the way to Cody! :-)

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 September 2016
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Budapest
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579 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

This is another undervalued reservoir next to Yellowstone National Park. The colors were amazing and the lake was fabolous! A must see attraction on the way to Cody! :-)

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Everett, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

I've driven by this beautiful lake many times and it's always a scenic view. It looks like a great place for boating and has spots one could pull over for and enjoy picnic. Right on the scenic road to Yellowstone just 6 miles from Cody.

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Thank GenotheViking
Jackson, Wyoming
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346 reviews
70 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Gaze across the water...so pretty...You can camp there too...I went to a wedding there...very nice....Take your camera and shoot some pictures....

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Water levels were low in this fall and due to the fires in the area (they were using water out of the reservoir to help control the fires). It is on the way to Yellowstone, so worth a look.

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Cody, Wyoming
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

I'm a local to the area. My state tax dollars fund parks as such. If you even dare to traverse without paying a fee of $4.00 just to use the bathroom once, you could be facing a steep fine. The park ranger is always on the prowl for potty seekers. Beware poopin pals...your number 2 will cost you. The facilities... More 

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Thank Junior Bacon B
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

We spent time here just enjoying the scenery. It was a beautiful morning but too cool for any water activities. There were lots of waterfowl to enjoy.

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Thank Kathy O
Little River, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

After visiting the state park and the dam we ventured on to the reservoir. At the information center you are given the specifics of the reservoir and ample viewing time. It was breath-taking. The water was still like a glass image until a boat interrupted the silence. This is a place where you can sit all day and do nothing!!

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Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

Great place to catch rainbow trout. Gorgeous up near the dam by boat. It looks pretty desolate from the road but is quite nice from a boat and just loaded with rainbow trout.

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Helsinge
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

never heard of this dam. But got a lot of respect of the workers in the 19th century, visit the visitor center, just park on the carpark beside the dam and they pick you up for free in a small car and bring you to the dam and back again

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New Berlin, New York
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71 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

This is an amazing structure, a true lesson that our forefathers knew what they were doing. The dam is amazing, and the crystal clear water in the resevior is beautiful. It was very windy the day we were there, so many white caps.

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