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Big Thunder Mountain Railroad®

Mining trains zoom over rugged terrain on Big Thunder Mountain Railroad in Frontierland

Magic Kingdom® Park

Frontierland®

Guests Must Be

40in (102cm) or taller

Age Interest

Kids, Tweens, Teens, Adults

Thrill Level

Small Drops, Thrill Ride

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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

Classics, Interactive

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.

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

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
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Complimentary FastPass+ Service Offered

As early as 30 days in advance, you can secure a time for this or other attractions that offer FastPass+ service. And with a Walt Disney World Resort hotel reservation and valid theme park admission, make selections up to 60 days before your check-in date.

Check FastPass+ Availability

Plan Ahead for Best Selection

To have a greater variety of options to choose from, we suggest you make FastPass+ selections early. Or if you prefer, simply decide as you go and use the My Disney Experience mobile app to view real-time wait times for standby entrances.

Valid theme park admission required. FastPass+ attractions and entertainment experiences, the number of selections you can make and available arrival windows are limited. Certain MyMagic+ features and benefits require online registration.

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

Monday, August 03, 2015

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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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