Buffalo Bill State Park is a public recreation area surrounding the reservoir formed by the Buffalo Bill Dam, an impoundment of the Shoshone River, in Park County, Wyoming. The state park, reservoir, and dam were named after William “Buffalo Bill” Cody, who founded the nearby town of Cody and who owned much of the land now occupied by the reservoir and park. The park offers camping, hiking, boating, fishing, and picnicking and is managed by the Wyoming Division of State Parks and Historic Sites


4192 N Fork Hwy, Cody, WY 82414, United States



May 1 – September 30:

Everything Open – Water and Showers weather dependent in May and September. Office hours 7am-7pm, Park open 24 hours a day to visitors; these hours vary as well due to seasonal employee personnel availability.

October – April:

North Fork Campground Closed; Sheep Mountain Day Use Area Closed; Rest of park open to camping and day use, ALL water systems turned off for the winter season.

Contact Details

Phone: 307-587-9227

Email: dan.marty@wyo.gov

Official Website: Buffalo Bill State Park


Area Attractions

Suggested Equipment for Buffalo Bill State Park:


The following activities within the park should be done with utmost caution. Make sure that you have the proper protective gear and equipment necessary to make your adventures safe and accident-free. We advise you to read the TIPS underneath each activity to serve as a guide on what you may need to bring in order to enjoy your stay fully.

Activities & Tips


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Wyoming State Parks