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Old Trail Town, Cody
(4.4/5 based on 600+ reviews on the web)
See what the stomping grounds of Buffalo Bill Cody and Gen. Custer looked like at Old Trail Town, a reconstructed Old West setting. Although it appears the area was suddenly abandoned, the town was carefully constructed in the 1960s using antique materials collected from the region. Visit the memorial to legendary mountain man Liver-Eating Johnson, and explore the log cabin that belonged to Curly, a Crow Native American scout. Explore the other cabinlike buildings, which are decorated with artifacts to resemble town staples, such as a general store, living quarters, and a school room. A small fee gets you access to the grounds for a self-guided. Old Trail Town is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our world travel planner, Cody Edition.
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  • What a great place to visit. Unlike the Buffalo Bill museum, Trail Town is a fraction of the cost and is full of superb artifacts of a bygone time. The town is set up as a street, consisting of saved ...  more »
  • There are 26 buildings that have been moved to this property. They date from 1879 to 1901 and are furnished with an extensive collection of memorabilia. There are over 100 horse drawn vehicles display...  more »
  • Awesome to see the actual place where the Hole in the Wall gang stayed as well as the original bar they hung out in that still has bullet holes where it was shot up. I also loved the original wagons a...  more »
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  • I was afraid this was going to be a tourist trap, but no, my worries were unfounded. It is authentic, and real deal. Well worth the time and admission price.
  • Lots of great history. Love the old town and all the artifacts from the time period.
  • Nice to see if came earlier back from YNP. Would be much better if it would be better organized inside of some houses, as they looked like a damp location.
  • Had a wonderful time , worth the stop !
  • A must-visit location if you have any interest in the old Wild West. This outdoor museum holds a collection of buildings that played roles in the story of the west. Well worth your time and money to stop and see.