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Vandalia, Illinois: Kaskaskia Dragon Team Field Report

Rock Island Ave., Vandalia, IL
I-70 exit 61 and drive south toward the Wal-mart. Make a left at the light onto US Hwy 40/Veterans Ave. Dragon will be on your right in about a mile, at the corner of Rock Island Ave. Tokens at the liquor store across the street, or behind the dragon at Kaskaskia Supply. If the dragon is out of breath, let Kaskaskia know!
Tokens available until the liquor store closes. Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Free to view; $1 per token for flames.
RA Rates:
Major Fun
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Fire breathing dragon.

Kaskaskia Dragon

Buy a token at the liquor store across the street, drop it in the coin box, watch out for the flame. Report... [01/08/2012]

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Kaskaskia Dragon.

Kaskaskia Dragon

The flame was a bit underwhelming; however, we were told that flame quality is dependent on how full the propane tank is.

[Kelly, 04/09/2024]

The dragon's blackened snout shows that he's belched a lot of fire over the years.


Kaskaskia Dragon

The cashier at the liquor store gave us some good advice when she sold us dragon tokens, to have our camera ready before we used the tokens, since the flame is pretty quick.

[Fiona, 03/25/2022]

Dragon token.

Kaskaskia Dragon

Wonderful piece of interactive art! The store was kind enough to give us 3 free tokens and we had so much fun we went to the liquor store and bought more!

[Katherine Miller, 08/09/2019]

Kaskaskia Dragon

We took the owner's advice and visited the dragon just after sunset, so we could see both the dragon and its fire.

[Jon Morgan, 12/05/2018]

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