Buffalo Bill State Park, Cody Wyoming

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Buffalo Bill State Park

Buffalo Bill State Park, Wyoming, was named after Cody's town founder Colonel William F. 'Buffalo Bill' and is a beautiful mountainous expanse providing a wonderful recreational area for outdoor pursuits.

  • The Buffalo Bill State Park Wyoming is named after the prestigious town founder William F. 'Buffalo Bill' Cody.
  • The park is a stunning expanse of river and mountains and is perfect for outdoor activities especially water pursuits with its excellent wind surfing and fishing.
  • A day pass is just $6.00.


Buffalo Bill State Park WY was named after the Wild West showman and Cody founder William F. 'Buffalo Bill' Cody. The park was established in 1957 and provided recreational areas and facilities. Today it is a beautiful, mountainous expanse with the Shoshone Canyon, Logan Mountain and the north and south forks of the Shoshone River all housed in this stunning area.


Buffalo Bill State Park is located at 47 Lakeside Road, Cody, WY. Head nine miles west of Cody on US Highway 14-16-20.
For more information contact on 307 777-6323.


The park is open from May through September with limited hours in the winter.


The park is a fantastic place for outdoor pursuits and facilitates hiking, camping, bird watching, hunting, and is Wyoming's premier wind surfing reservoir. The local fishing is excellent and is open all year round, although a Wyoming state fishing license is required. Fish species include rainbow trout, brown trout, lake trout and cutthroat trout. Water surface is approximately 8,000 acres and campsites are located near by so you can plan the perfect weekend of fishing!

Additional Info

State Park Day Use Permits are required and cost $6.00. They are available for purchase at House and Barn.

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