We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Buffalo Bill State Park

Certificate of Excellence
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: 47 Lakeside Dr, Cody, WY 82414-8501

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 94 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 50
  • 25
    Very good
  • 8
  • 2
  • 1
Beautiful place for a wedding.

Just a great place for a wedding....Lots of parking and the scenery is awesome...Or you can take a day to relax...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jackson, Wyoming
Add Photo Write a Review

94 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 86: English reviews
Jackson, Wyoming
Level Contributor
372 reviews
79 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just a great place for a wedding....Lots of parking and the scenery is awesome...Or you can take a day to relax...

Thank DLewis_10
Lovettsville, Virginia
Level Contributor
18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2017

All good -- I arrived late, but my reservation was taped to the cabin at the entrance. The park was beautiful, campsite was fine (it's a campsite), and I got a hot -- hot -- shower in the morning. Perfect.

1 Thank FreddyStubbs
Level Contributor
227 reviews
72 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

The Absarokas & the Carter Range beckon you to stare. This is the area which leads toward Wapiti, WY, & beyond, to Yellowstone. This is part of the area which Teddy Roosevelt said was part of the 50 most beautiful miles to drive in the United States...Take it all in. The views are far-reaching. It's possible---even probable---that you could see... More 

Thank Teresa L
Level Contributor
365 reviews
123 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

As you drive through this park you will see some of the most beautiful rock formations along the road. They seem to be of all colors and certainly shapes and sizes. Driving through there at dusk might be the best time.

Thank TallTraveler2013
Orlando, Florida, United States
Level Contributor
82 reviews
59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

The RV site is right on the water. Amazing to wake up in the morning to an amazing view. RV Sites had water, and electric hookup. Dump station on the way out. Didn't explore the park much becasue we wanted to get to Yellowstone. An amazing drive from here to there.

1 Thank Raquel M
Cody, Wyoming
Level Contributor
25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

There are many wonderfully senic camp spots overlooking the Buffalo Bill Reservoir on the north side of the lake, and at its western end. All are car accessible, and it is very well suited for RVs. Along the lake there are a few tent camp sites with some fencing to provide some protection against the periodic 70-knot winds that blow... More 

Thank Charles K
Madison, Wisconsin
Level Contributor
17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 October 2016

My husband and I drove through on our way in and out of Yellowstone from Cody. If we could to it again we would definitely stop and check out the park. There are many spots to explore and many picnic points for scenic lunches.

Thank Juliana V
Level Contributor
39 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

This is right up there with the best the US can offer in terms of landscape. Wonderful autumn colour, although we may just have been lucky.

Thank Jeremy B
Santa Fe, NM
Level Contributor
171 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Wyoming (and Montana) charge out of state people more for use of their state parks. Why? I pay their taxes when I buy things and stay in their hotels ... probably pay more in taxes than some of the residents. Seems to just be a way to gouge the tourist even more ... and make me stay away from the... More 

Thank Schofield1956
Level Contributor
846 reviews
583 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

This landscape was amazing. The lake and the mountains were fantastic, just like a movie scene! This park is a little bit undervalued!

1 Thank OZS969

Been to Buffalo Bill State Park? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Buffalo Bill State Park and other visitors
3 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (3)

Questions? Get answers from Buffalo Bill State Park staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?