- Cody, Wyoming has no end of fun activities for kids over the summer months with something for everybody.
- Choose from sports activities, cultural tours, outdoor fun and much much more around the Cody area.
- Prices vary but most activities are reasonably priced with guides and rentals available.
Cody, Wyoming offers lots of great summer activities for kids. There is a huge range of recreation from sports to museums and everything in-between!
Summer Activities and Attractions
- National Parks
In the summer months Cody kids can enjoy the surrounding National Parks and wilderness areas at their best. They are perfect for hiking and mountain biking and offer many maintained trails for all levels of ability. The abundance of rivers also makes Wyoming a renowned fishing location.
- Horse Riding/Pack Trips
Horse back riding is a fantastic way to see the area and get into the rodeo spirit. Guided horse pack trips are also a very popular pursuit and are great fun.
- Rodeo/Old West Museums
The Old West rodeo traditions of Wyoming offer a rich educational opportunity for children and world renowned museums like the Buffalo Bill Historical Center are a fantastic place to start. Night rodeos are a chance to see the Wild West come alive and provide fun, lively entertainment.
- Wagon Train Tours
For kids who want to learn even more about the history and culture of Cody, old fashioned Wagon Train Rides are a great way to see the scenic area in the Wild West way!
Whether its whitewater rafting, kayaking or canoeing Cody boasts white knuckle thrills for kids of all ages.
There are endless activities for kids to enjoy throughout the Cody winter season. There are world class outdoor pursuits, a range of skiing and snow sports, cultural interest, and much much more.
Winter Activities & Attractions
Cody offers a range of skiing options at nearby resorts like Sleeping Giant, Antelope Butte, and Red Lodge. Fully trained ski instructors can start your kids off with lessons or they can just enjoy a day on the slopes.
- Snow Activities
Skiing is not the only fun thing to do in the snow and kids will love Cody's range of winter fun from snowmobiling, snowshoeing, snow coach rides, ice skating and scenic winter drives through the beautiful snow covered Wyoming landscape.
- Indoor Activities
On those freezing cold days, keep warm in some of Cody’s excellent Old West museums like the Buffalo Bill Historical Center.
- Winter Hiking
Hiking can still be great fun during the winter and with all beautiful National Parks and wilderness areas surrounding Cody. Wrap up in warmth and take a winter hike on snowshoes or cross country skis.
- Aquatic and Recreation Center
Open year-round, the Paul Stock Aquatic and Rec Center has a pool, water slide, jacuzzi, gymnasium, and weight room. It also provides child care. Bring the whole family and make an afternoon of it. They can be contacted at 307-587-0400.