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Big Thunder Mountain Railroad

Magic Kingdom Park

Frontierland

Guests Must Be

40in (102cm) or taller

Age Interest

Kids, Tweens, Teens, Adults

Thrill Level

Thrill Ride, Small Drops

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Accessibility

  • Must Transfer from Wheelchair/ECV

Advisories

  • Supervise children at all times. Children under age 7 years must be accompanied by a person age 14 years or older.

Due to the nature of the experience, service animals are not permitted on this attraction.

Interests

Interactive, Classics

Rider Switch

  • Rider switch offered. More Information

Guest Policies

  • Persons who do not meet the minimum height requirement of 40 inches (102 cm) may not ride.
  • 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.
  • Supervise children at all times.
    Children under age 7 years must be accompanied by a person age 14 years or older.

Race through a haunted gold-mining town aboard a rollicking runaway mine train.


From August 8 to November 18, 2016, Big Thunder Mountain Railroad will be closed for refurbishment.

Three kids scream with delight as they ride on Big Thunder Mountain Railroad in Magic Kingdom park

The Wildest Ride in the Wilderness

Dash in and out of desert caverns and rumble through a haunted mine aboard a speeding train. Read More
A mining train speeds past a dinosaur's skull embedded in a mountainside

The Big Thunder Mountain Legend

Legend has it that a supernatural force dwells within the mountain. Read More
Deserted buildings and boxes in a Western ghost town at Big Thunder Mountain Railroad

A Train Ride for the Entire Family

Big Thunder Mountain Railroad is a speedy rollercoaster-type attraction designed with your entire family in mind. Read More

Hours

Friday, May 27, 2016

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  • For assistance with your Walt Disney World visit, please call (407) 939-5277.
  • 7:00 AM to 11:00 PM Eastern Time. Guests under 18 years of age must have parent or guardian permission to call.
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