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Dragon's Mouth Springs

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Address: Yellowstone National Park, WY
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Cool feature at Mud Volcano

Dragon's Mouth Spring is one of the most famous geothermal features at Mud Volcano area. Dragon's Mouth is a turbulent hot spring with a cavernous mouth. Water sloshes... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2017
IheartZephyr
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Fresno, California
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Fresno, California
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Reviewed 15 March 2017

Dragon's Mouth Spring is one of the most famous geothermal features at Mud Volcano area. Dragon's Mouth is a turbulent hot spring with a cavernous mouth. Water sloshes rhythmically in and out of the cavern giving the impression of a large overflow. The place is full of "rotten egg" smell, sloshing, belching, and steaming.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

While the smell was a little off-putting, the Dragon's Mouth Springs were insanely cool and a very unique sight. Not the same beauty of the Mammoth Springs or the geyser basins, yet the Dragon's Mouth Springs offered a completely unique experience that really makes you feel as if a dragon is really in there. The smoke, smell, sounds, and sights... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Throughout the park, there are many opportunities to see geysers and springs but Dragons Mouth Springs is unique and really does look like a dragon. Its a quick stop near the volcano mud pots- stop and take a look

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 328 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

The same path to the Mud Volcano continues to the Dragon's Mouth Springs. Everywhere is snow, except at these hot areas. The short walkway up to the Dragon's Mouth Spring is slippery in the winter, but well worth going to.

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North Port, Florida
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Reviewed 29 January 2017

This is my favorite geyser. It truly makes you believe any moment from now a fire breathing dragon will appear from the cave. It snorts, it blows, it is convincing. I am going back this summer with relatives that haven't been there before and I can't wait to see their reactions!

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Reviewed 23 October 2016

There were two, you hear the roaring and see the mud flew from the hole, and smoke.... really scary, really like the hell

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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Reviewed 22 October 2016

Dragon’s Mouth Spring was amazing to see and hear along with the intense Sulphur smells of rotten eggs. The sounds of the gasses mixing and exploding into what we can hear not see, sounds like belching while the splashes of waves roll along out into the pool of the Spring and steam rolls out. There is a nice deck to... More 

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Parker, Colorado
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Reviewed 16 October 2016

They loved all of Yellowstone, but really liked the Dragon's Mouth. It's impressive not just to see, but to hear. It's loud and the colors around the spring are very vibrant. It's kind of mesmerizing to watch the waves and steam cascade from the cave and so we all stood and watched it for a long time.

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Smyrna, Georgia
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Reviewed 12 October 2016

Dragon's mouth looks something out of an old medieval movie. Extremely eerie if you can catch it without the throngs of tourists.

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Lisbon, Ohio
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Reviewed 7 October 2016

The smell of sulphur is prevalent in the air, but the view and proximity of the trail to the sights is awesome. I walked the trail, but would not suggest for anyone not accustomed to much walking or steps. Enjoyable experience.

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