The Big Thunder Mountain Railroad is another thrill ride located in the Magic Kingdom Theme Park in Frontierland. While the ride is a thrill ride it is considered to be a mild ride but that doesn’t mean that you won’t lose your hat or glasses if you’re not careful. And like any thrill ride you’re sure to have several smiles on your face from the ride.
With the same western theme that Splash Mountain has, you’re sure to love the warm baked earth theme while riding a railroad with a story. Get the impression of an old mining town with rickety tracks and with twists turns while you dip and drop into scenic frontier themed landscape. Experience a mining camp as well as western animals until you see the Town of Tumbleweed all while riding Big Thunder Mountain Railroad.
The ‘wild west’ has captured imaginations for years and with Frontierland, you can enjoy a fun thrill ride all with that wild spirit. You’re sure to love the scenic view and beautifully designed ride while letting your imagination get caught in the story the ride weaves. And like all thrill rides, even mind ones like Big Thunder Mountain Railroad there are safety requirements such as height. Riders must be at least 40 inches tall to ride.
Big Thunder Mountain Railroad accepts FASTPASS service so guests with a FASTPASS have a shorter wait time for the ride. Big Thunder Mountain Railroad is also wheelchair accessible however; riders must be able to transfer from their wheelchair onto the ride. And like all rides, children under a certain age have to be accompanied by an adult.
If you plan on making Frontierland part of your Disney vacation then make sure you have time to ride Big Thunder Mountain Railroad. You’ll love the beauty of the ride as well as the story it tells.