Buffalo Bill State Park, North Fork Campground
Buffalo Bill State Park is not far from the east entrance of Yellowstone National Park near Cody, Wyoming. North Fork campground has electric, restrooms & showers. It is located at the end of the reservoir on the banks of the North Fork of the Shoshone River. The reservoir was created by the Buffalo Bill Dam, a tall historic structure that was built in between 1905 & 1910. The dam is amazing feat of engineering that visitors can explore the history of at the visitors center at the top of the structure. It is on the National Register of Historic Places and was named a National Civil Engineering landmark in 1973.
|Our campsite at Buffalo Bill State Park|
|Our camper from a distant point of view showing the tall canyon walls in the park|
|The Buffalo Bill dam reservoir|
|Kayaker out on the waters of the reservoir|
During our two night stay at Buffalo Bill State park we drove into Cody, Wyoming to visit the Buffalo Bill Center of the West If you are in this area if is a must visit where can you spend literally hours visiting the various museums in this amazing place. This includes the Draper National History museum with it's collection of animal exhibits of all kinds, the Plains Indian museum, the Buffalo Bill museum and the Whitney Western Art museum. The displays and content provide for a great educational experience of the old west that is unparalleled in scope.
|The Buffalo Bill Museum of the West|
The Draper Natural History Museum
|Male bull Elk|
|Golden Eagle gallery|
The Plains Indian Museum
|Indian themed sculpture in the gardens|
Buffalo Bill museum
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