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Old Trail Town

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Address: 1831 Demaris Dr, Cody, WY 82414-8736
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+1 307-587-5302
08:00 - 19:00
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Buildings have been reconstructed on the original site of the town,...

Buildings have been reconstructed on the original site of the town, offering visitors a chance to walk through history.

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This is a collection of buildings (most historic) that have been moved to Cody from their original location. They are all "Old West" buildings. Saloons, livery stables, cabins... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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London, United Kingdom
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119 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Unfortunately we arrived to find the site closed for the season. You can get close enough to at least take a few photos. It looks well worth visiting though, we were very sad we couldn't look closer.

Thank Steppin-owt
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15 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a collection of buildings (most historic) that have been moved to Cody from their original location. They are all "Old West" buildings. Saloons, livery stables, cabins. etc. Somewhere here there is a reference to literally scores of western historical events. The remains of Jeremiah Johnston (portrayed by Robert Redford) have been re-interred there. The building have been placed... More 

Thank Trumpetprof
Wichita Falls, Texas
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21 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When you step out onto the Wild West grounds of Wyoming, you're brought back to one of the greatest eras of American history. You can almost smell the gun smoke and hear the clatter of spurs as they wander down the dusty streets.

Thank Travis H
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53 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Husband and I stopped here while in Cody in july2016..it is certainly a step back in time..we loved it,took lots of pictures and walked along the wooden sidewalks....its worth a stop to check it out...we saw a lot of families in there and they seemed to be having a good time...

Thank Kelly M
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

For a history buff, and a culture buff, this will be the greatest pleasure in the world. In completely remade cabins based off of real ones in history including the famed meeting place of the Hole in the Wall Gang. Its a relatively short visit and essentially gets repetitive after a few but it still doesn't diminish the incredible small... More 

Thank Coltcritic
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

I love Ghost Towns. This ain't one. It is, however the next best thing. A collection of historic buildings and cabins from the Cody region laid out like a Western town, this attraction gives all the flavor of the Old West without leaving Cody. Easy to stop at on your way to Yellowstone, don't forget to visit the final resting... More 

2 Thank Tom K
Sheridan, Wyoming
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108 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017

This was a great excursion- a walk back in time, with lots of interesting old things to photograph. If you're a western history buff, you'll love reading some of the stories. If you're an Instagrammer, you'll have a blast.

1 Thank Paintyhands
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

This place is so much fun at Christmas time!! Lots of light, history, and great folks sharing their expertise on western history, artifacts, and art. You can even have a hot toddy at the saloon! Fun!!

Thank Diane W
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Well worth a trip. An interesting trip back in time with so much history. Another world, another century.

Thank nuncio62
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144 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017

We absolutely loved this glance into a part of our heritage. They have relocated old western homes, businesses, school, and even a livery stable and built a western town like you would have seen 150 years ago. They also have a real graveyard where they have buried mountain men and famous legends of American history. It was awesome, and very... More 

2 Thank Sharon A

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