Mud Volcano

ShareTweet Sizzling Basin in the Mud Volcano area of Yellowstone National Park is one of many hot muddy lake-like features along the boardwalk in Mud Volcano.  Of all the features in the Mud Volcano area, Sizzling Basin is the most bland sight along the boardwalk.  Sizzling Basin does not bubble or erupt at all and […]

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ShareTweet Like most of the sights (and smells) in the Mud Volcano section of Yellowstone National Park, Churning Cauldron is another big muddy lake type of feature.  It is more aptly named than Mud Volcano and Mud Geyser (neither is an active geyser or volcano anymore) because it a is a big cauldron like lake […]

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ShareTweet Black Dragon’s Cauldron is a big smelly lake type thing in the Mud Volcano section of Yellowstone National Park.  Black Dragon’s Cauldron is located beside Sour Lake near the far end of the boardwalk in the Mud Volcano section of the park.  In order to hike from the parking lot to Black Dragon’s Cauldron […]

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ShareTweet Mud Geyser at Yellowstone National Park is located in the Mud Volcano section of the park.  Mud Geyser used to be a geyser long, long ago but it now just another big, really big mud pit type of thing.  Mud Geyser still steams in areas and like everything else in the Mud Volcano area […]

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ShareTweet Sour Lake at Yellowstone National Park is aptly named because is smells soooooo bad in this area of the park.  Sour Lake is located in the Mud Volcano section of Yellowstone about 7 miles north of the intersection of the Grand Loop Road and the East Entrance Road near the Fishing Bridge section of […]

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ShareTweet In addition to being the name of one of the major sections of Yellowstone National Park, there is an actual mud volcano in the Mud Volcano section of Yellowstone National Park.  Because it is called a volcano you might have visions of this thing erupting and spewing mud up all over the place but […]

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ShareTweet Dragon’s Mouth Spring is one of a number of thermal features in what may be the worst smelling area of Yellowstone National Park.  Dragon’s Mouth Spring is located in the Mud Volcano area of Yellowstone just a short walk along a boardwalk up from the parking lot at Mud Volcano.  The sulfur smell in […]

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