Mud Volcano, Yellowstone National Park

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  • This area is more odoriferous than most of the other thermal basins because the gases are heavy with sulfur. The craters are filled with churning, bubbling mud so they are not as pretty as those...  more »
  • This is really cool to see and just a short walk from an uncrowded parking lot. It is just south of the canyon area.  more »
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  • This is one of my absolute favorite spots in the whole park. The small hike is one of the most fun for chances at seeing wild life as well as observing some beautiful and interesting thermal features. Make sure to take the time to admire the views on the boardwalk hike around the bluff.
  • Enjoyed this location. The Mud Volcano was very active and boiling. It was a little crowded and the parking lot pretty full but a little bit of patience paid off.

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