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Big Thunder Mountain Railroad

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The Wildest Ride in the Wilderness!

I love Thunder Mountain. Was always too scared to tried it as a young child and over the years... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Palmyra, Pennsylvania
One of my favorite rides, it continues to excite

I never not enjoy this ride. It can be rough at times but overall the ride is really good and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Wayne J
Knoxville, Tennessee
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I love Thunder Mountain. Was always too scared to tried it as a young child and over the years, coming back to Disney as an adult, fell in love with the ride. Got to take my 3 year old son for his first ride and...More

Thank Mark_CA0809
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I never not enjoy this ride. It can be rough at times but overall the ride is really good and everything is still maintained very well.

Thank Wayne J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a mine train but it is really a mild roller coaster-type ride through an old western mine site. I recommend this ride for almost everyone,, except very small kids and folfs with back problems. No visit to the Magic Kingdom would be complete without...More

Thank Cyreese
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a nice exciting ride, not much frightening. We enjoyed it and didn't have to wait long in the line.

Thank romanshorner
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A fast pass is a must as its popular and there are always long waits. It's a long ride so you have time to look at and enjoy the created Wild West scenery. Take young ones as its a winner for them as it is...More

Thank Alan H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter loves rides and makes a good effort to go on all rides at all parks. This particular ride is a good duration and entertaining. It can be considered a mildre ride in comparison to Splash Mountain with less dramatic drops. Thoroughly enjoyed the...More

Thank Michelle_Guy_100
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rode on this for the first time in over 20 years and it's still a fantastic experience. My daughter managed to get fast passes so we didn't have to queue. The stand-by line was about 90 minutes at that point. Great ride for the whole...More

Thank Cathendo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Big thunder is a classic roller coaster at Disney and is a must do for our family of 6 every time we visit. It’s pretty smooth and is a good roller coaster for your younger kids to start with!

Thank hodge6
Reviewed 12 June 2018

Thunder Mountain is an iconic roller coaster at Disney's Magic Kingdom. The wild west theming is amazing. You will catch air on some of those dips because "Its the Wildest Ride in the Wilderness"

Thank RaptorAdventures
Reviewed 6 June 2018

I'm a roller coaster nut, normally the bigger the better right? With these rides at Disney there are other things to appreciate. The theme, the details. So well made and that just takes you back in time.

Thank enurweb
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Ruth V
15 May 2017|
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Response from T P | Reviewed this property |
This coaster is out in the open, for the most part. It is a lot rougher of a ride however. If she doesn't mind the additional jostling, she should be OK.