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Cody Travel Guide

Sports and the Outdoors

Canoeing, Kayaking, and Rafting

Gradient Mountain Sports. This outfitter provides kayaking excursions, as well as instruction, sales, and rentals of recreational and sit-on-top kayaks, stand-up paddleboards, and white-water boats. 1725 Sheridan Ave., Cody, WY, 82414. 307/587–4659.

River Runners. Family river trips on the Shoshone River are offered by River Runners. 1491 Sheridan Ave., Cody, WY, 82414. 307/527–7238 or 800/535–7238.

Wyoming River Trips. The folks at Wyoming River Trips arrange excursions on the Shoshone River. 233 Yellowstone Ave., Cody, WY, 82414. 307/587–6661 or 800/586–6661.


Monster Lake. The fish are big at private Monster Lake. For a fee you can fish all or part of the day at this lake on the east side of town where rainbow, brook, and brown trout weigh up to 10 pounds. 63 Nielson Rd., Cody, WY. 307/587–5960.

Tim Wade's North Fork Anglers. You can buy fishing tackle, rent equipment, get information on fishing in the area, or take a guided half- or full-day trip with Tim Wade's North Fork Anglers. 1107 Sheridan Ave., Cody, WY, 82414. 307/527–7274.


Olive Glenn Golf and Country Club. This highly rated 18-hole course is open to the public. The on-site restaurant is open for lunch Monday–Friday (members only on the weekends); reservations are essential. 802 Meadow La., Cody, WY, 82414. 307/587–5551; 307/587–5688 restaurant.

Horseback Riding

Cody Country Outfitters and Guides Association. For a list of Cody-area outfitters, contact Cody Country Outfitters and Guides Association Cody, WY. 307/587–3404.


Wood River Ski Touring Park. In the Wood River valley near Meeteetse, 22 mi southeast of Cody, Wood River Ski Touring Park has 25 km of groomed cross-country trails in the Shoshone National Forest. 1010 Park Ave., Meeteetse, WY, 82414. 307/868–2603.





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