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Big Thunder Mountain Railroad

The Big Thunder Mountain Railroad train comes around a thrilling bend

Disneyland Park


Guests Must Be

40" (102 cm) or Taller

Age Interest

Kids, Tweens, Teens, Adults

Thrill Level

Dark, Loud, Small Drops, Thrill Rides

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  • Must Transfer from Wheelchair/ECV


FASTPASS, Rider Switch

Guest Policies

  • Wheelchair Access: Enter through the exit to the unload area and contact a Cast Member for boarding instructions. Please remain behind the yellow line. A transfer access vehicle is available. If you have a Disney FASTPASS® return ticket, follow the same procedures.
  • Rider Switch Offered.
  • Service animals may not accompany Guests on this attraction.
  • WARNING! For safety, you should be in good health and free from high blood pressure, heart, back or neck problems, motion sickness, or other conditions that could be aggravated by this adventure. Expectant mothers should not ride.
  • Persons who do not meet the minimum height requirement of 40 inches (102 cm) may not ride.

All aboard! Big Thunder Mountain Railroad is back—and ready to rumble 'round Rainbow Ridge again.

A happy mother and daughter ride the roller-coaster-like Big Thunder Mountain Railroad

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The Story of Big Thunder Mountain

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A Train Ride for the Entire Family

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The Old Town

The miniature town of Big Thunder that you roll past at the end of the attraction predates Big Thunder Mountain Railroad. Read More


Tuesday, November 24, 2015

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