Big Thunder Mountain Railroad

5 stars from 8 reviews
Address 1313 Disneyland Dr, Frontierland, Anaheim, CA 92802
Disney at its best. A great coaster that's fairly family friendly.

• Type: Thrill Ride • Height Requirements: 40" (102 cm)
• Extras: Disney Classic • Extras: FastPass
• Extras: Rider Switch (Baby Swap) • Extras: Scary For Small Kids
• Extras: Sudden Drops • Guest Per Car: 6
• Access: Free Of Health Issues • Access: Xfer From Wheelchair Or ECV
• Ticket Type: E Ticket

Matt Anderson's Take
Big Thunder Mountain Railroad is a great roller coaster experience for most of the family. While it is a thrill ride, it's one more on the tame side of the thrill-o-meter. It can be a bit bumpy at times.

You'll board a mine car and then it's off for a wild ride in an abandoned mine shaft and through the wild west. The trains feel like they're going faster than they are due to all of the tight turns and twists.

The train has 5 cars on it, each car will hold 6 people with 2 people per row. It's an excellent ride and one I highly recommend. Riding at night is also a pretty awesome experience and if timed with the fireworks from Fantasmic! it's downright magical.
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Joined: May 2018
Reviews: 25
Likes Received: 0
A fast ride with a lot of action and decently long lines.
Kong H
Joined: Jan 2018
Reviews: 34
Likes Received: 0
I feel like BTMR really is the perfect ride. The theming is perfect. The ride itself is fun. And the ride is long so even when I wait in line I'm getting a good "time value" out of it. This may be the best ride in the park. Top three for sure!
Jane J
Joined: Apr 2017
Reviews: 8
Likes Received: 0
One of my absolute favorite roller coasters.
Joined: Jul 2013
Reviews: 384
Likes Received: 14
I love Big Thunder Mountain Railroad! It is actually one of the longer rides in Disneyland. This is a great roller coaster. My whole family loves this ride! We must have ridden it at least two to three times a day while we were there.
Melody A
Joined: May 2015
Reviews: 17
Likes Received: 15
The line might look very long but, if you wait it is surely worth it. This ride is very slow at first and might bring you chills, but as soon as you take off, hold on to your belongs because you are such in hell for a ride of your life on Big Thunder Mountain Railroad.
Joined: Jul 2014
Reviews: 47
Likes Received: 10
This is such a great roller coaster and it's nice and long. It's fast but not too fast and has lots of twists and turns. Usually has a long line but worth the wait.
Joined: Jul 2013
Reviews: 30
Likes Received: 9
I don't like fast roller coasters but this one is great and not too fast. What a fun ride!
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