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General Information: The fifty miles between Cody and Yellowstone National Park has been called "the most scenic fifty miles in America". This beautiful highway goes through the rugged Shoshone Canyon between Rattlesnake and Cedar Mountains, and passes through the Shoshone Tunnel. A visitor center and parking lot offer you the chance to get out of your car and walk down to the Buffalo Bill Dam. Here is also located the Buffalo Bill State Park and Reservoir. From Buffalo State Park, the road winds through spectacular ranch country, both working ranches and dude ranches. It passes the Trout Creek Buffalo Preserve and enters Shoshone National Forest, the country's first forest reserve. Along the route are unusual rock formations, wild flowers, snowcapped peaks, and wild game. The North Fork of the Shoshone River parallels the highway for the entire route.

Distance: 50 Miles

Directions: From Cody, Travel US Highway 14, 16, 20.

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Shoshone National Forest

Visitor Information

Telephone Number: 307-527-6241
The details, dates, and prices mentioned here were accurate at the time of publication.

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