Buffalo Bill Cody Historical Center:

Cody is home to one of the country's supreme cultural attractions. The five museum complex of the Buffalo Bill Historical Center. Its third of a million square feet of exhibition space certainly makes it one of America's largest museum complexes. The Whitney Gallery of Western Art presents an outstanding collection of masterworks of the American West, including original paintings, sculptures and prints from the early 19th century to the present. The Cody Firearms Museum houses the world's largest and most important assemblage of American arms, as well as European arms dating to the 16th century. The Plains Indian Museum ranks as one of the nation's finest Native American collections.

The museum presents a varied tapestry of Plains Indian art and artifacts displayed in realistic settings. The Buffalo Bill Museum contains a wealth of material related to the life of Buffalo Bill Cody. The newest member of the museum group, The Draper Museum of Natural History, is a state of the art natural history museum that explores human interaction with the natural world associated with the Greater Yellowstone ecosystem. Highly interactive, it's a hit with youth and adults alike.

Cody Night Rodeo:

And Cody is rodeo! Billing itself as the "Rodeo Capital of the World", Cody provides a unique opportunity to capture the excitement of a real rodeo in a dramatic western setting. The Cody Nite Rodeo is the only seven-night-a-week rodeo in the country. From June through August, the Nite Rodeo features professional and on-their-way-up cowboys and cowgirls competing under the lights against a picturesque backdrop of the Shoshone Canyon and Heart Mountain.

The Cody Stampede is one of the country's premiere Fourth of July rodeo celebrations and has been playing host to the top cowboys and cowgirls for more than 80 years! Cody Nite Rodeo - Every night June 1 through August 31 - Nightly performance at 8:00 pm Cody 4th of July Stampede Rodeo - July 1, 2, & 3 - performances at 8:00 pm, July 4th performance at 5:00 pm

The Buffalo Bill Dam Visitor Center:

The Buffalo Bill Dam Visitor Center (BBDVC) is located 6 miles west of Cody on the way to Yellowstone National Park, at the Buffalo Bill Dam (just through the tunnels). Open annually approximately May 1 through September, the Visitor Center is operated by the BBDVC Board of Directors, a manager and assistant manager, and volunteers. The hours are 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. daily and admission is free.

Old Trail Town:

collection now consists of 26 buildings, which date from 1879 to 1901, one hundred horse-drawn vehicles, plus an extensive collection of Native American artifacts and memorabilia of the Wyoming frontier. Included in the collection are the Hole in the Wall Cabin used by Butch Cassidy, the Sundance Kid and the Hole-in-the-Wall Gang; Curley's Cabin, the Crown Indian scout to General Custer in the Battle of the Little Big Horn; and the River Saloon which was frequented by cowboys, outlaws and gold miners.

Bullet holes can still be seen in the door. Old Trail Town is located where Buffalo Bill and his associates surveyed the town site for Cody in 1895. The Trail Town Cemetery is the final resting place of Jeremiah "Liver Eat'n Johnson and other colorful hard-living characters of the Old West.

Cody Chamber of Commerce:

Cody Country Chamber of Commerce

836 Sheridan Ave. Cody, WY 82414

For More Information Please Call: (307) 587-2777

Memorial Day Weekend to September 30
M-F 8:00am - 6:00pm
Sat. .9:00am - 5:00pm
Sun. 10:00am - 3:00pm
October - May
8:00am - 5:00pm
For a calendar of Cody's Events:

Cody Recreation Center:

1402 Heart Mountain Street; P.O. Box 2200; Cody, Wyoming 82414 Telephone: 307.587.0400 307.587.0400

Hours of Operation

Facility Schedule:
  • Monday - Thursday, 5:30 a.m.-10:00 p.m. (Pool Hours 5:30 a.m.-8:00 p.m.)
  • Friday, 5:30 a.m.-8 p.m. (Pool Hours 5:30 a.m.-7:45 p.m.)
  • Saturday, 8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. (Pool Hours 10 a.m.-5:45 p.m.)
  • Sunday, Noon-6:00 p.m. (Pool Hours Noon-5:45 p.m.)

Fees & Charges

Daily Use Fees
Residential Rates
Adult :: $6
Student (16 & over) :: $4
Youth :: $3
Non-Residential Rates - Out Of Park County
Adult :: $10
Student/Youth :: $5