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Big Thunder Mountain Railroad

Theme Park Ride / Attraction
Frontierland (at Disneyland Park), Anaheim, CA 92802, United States
Hours:
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  • Today
    • 10:00 AM–Midnight
  • Sat–Sun
    • 9:00 AM–Midnight
  • Mon
    • 10:00 AM–11:00 PM
  • Tue
    • 11:00 AM–9:00 PM
  • Wed–Thu
    • 11:00 AM–8:00 PM
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Hold on to your hats and glasses, because you're about to board a runaway mine train through "the wildest ride in the wilderness!"

9.5/10

Based on 515 votes

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  • What you need to know
    Adam M.
    If you're in the last 3 rows, keep your eyes on the goat!(51 Tips)
    Natalie C.
    Faster at night... Great view of park at sun down(4 Tips)
    Eric C.
    You HAVE to try getting on this ride DURING the fireworks.(10 Tips)
    Zach E.
    Disneyland's Big Thunder Mountain Railroad: Reopened and Rejuvenated(6 Tips)
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  • Greg L.

    Do NOT do the goat trick! It's near-instantaneous motion sickness...

    Greg Lehman · 3 days ago
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  • Chris H.

    Goat = Foreshadowing

    Chris Harris · February 28
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  • Danny G.

    New mine scene is really cool

    Danny Garcia · February 20
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  • Enrique G.

    Take off any hat you have...

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  • Sean R.

    So much fun since the major refurbishment since 2014.

    Sean Robison · January 21
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  • Rebecca C.

    It's a blast in the Rain!

    Rebecca Cartwright · December 19, 2014
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  • David N.

    Great improvements. The ending is great

    David Nelms · December 15, 2014
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  • Chrissy N.

    Ride during the fireworks!! More lights are off, lines are shorter, and what a view!

    Chrissy Nickel · November 23, 2014
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  • Melinda J.

    They reopened this but it's still kind of lame.

    Melinda Jackson · October 20, 2014
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  • Erika R.

    The updates to this ride are awesome! Definitely worth checking out! Try to sit in the back.

    Erika Robbins · September 25, 2014
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  • Charlotte W.

    The line is always shorter than it looks

    Charlotte Willner · September 4, 2014
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  • Zach E.

    Disneyland's Big Thunder Mountain Railroad: Reopened and Rejuvenated Read more

    Zach Everson · August 27, 2014
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  • Raede i.

    Coooool 😂😂👍

    Raede iBra · August 26, 2014
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  • Emine K.

    better than matterhorn

    Emine Karatas Kocberber · August 17, 2014
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  • Nicky E.

    Look at the goat!

    Nicky Ethier · August 17, 2014
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  • DeeMagicGurl

    This is the wildest ride in the wilderness. So hang on tight!

    DeeMagicGurl · August 11, 2014
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  • Mark T.

    With the new changes to the ride, getting a seat towards the back of the train is much more important! The tunnel with the explosions are BEST SEEN in the back half of the train!

    Mark Temte · June 20, 2014
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  • Jose A.

    "Big thunder mountain, more like big blunder mountain"

    Jose Alcala · May 26, 2014
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  • Jim M.

    This ride has some great laughs.

    Jim McDermott · May 2, 2014
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  • Joey

    Hopefully the renovation added more areas to be decapitated

    Joey · April 26, 2014
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  • Kaitlin L.

    love this ride!!! it was pretty long which made it worth the wait.

    Kaitlin Lee · April 8, 2014
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  • Tina J.

    Much improved! Very smooth ride and more to see.

    Tina Jay · March 15, 2014
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  • Denise

    Thank you so much Beth from Norwalk for taking us on the ride. Great time!!!

    Denise · March 12, 2014
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  • Charles G.

    Will CLOSE till October 2013

    Charles G · January 6, 2013
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  • Natalie C.

    Faster at night... Great view of park at sun down

    Natalie Copeland-Mora · January 6, 2013
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  • Joey

    Its definitely one way to get rid of your head...ache

    Joey · January 4, 2013
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  • Daniel

    Back is way better than the front if you wanna wait... Or just hook your rascal up to the back of the train a d go ape shit crazy!

    Daniel · December 15, 2012
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  • Sari

    Best at night!

    Sari · December 3, 2012
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  • Mike A.

    FEAR THE GOAT

    Mike Alvarado · November 12, 2012
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  • Shawn B.

    A little more thrilling than in Florida - WaltCast Podcast

    Shawn Bonneau · November 10, 2012
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  • Paul M.

    Hey goat why are off the back of the truck.

    Paul M · October 15, 2012
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  • Stephanie W.

    So much better at night!

    Stephanie Wisniewski · September 9, 2012
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  • Eddie R.

    Stick to the left lane it's faster

    Eddie R. · September 4, 2012
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  • Sara H.

    If you're in row 15, sit three to a seat and stare at the goat with dynamite in it's mouth throughout the whole turn. Amazing experience.

    Sara Harmatz · August 17, 2012
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  • Ålga S.

    You should try it at sunlight and than at night to have totally diff experience

    Ålga S. · August 1, 2012
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  • Angie C.

    If you ride all the way in the back of the train turn around and face backwards! It's a whole new ride :D

    Angie Caigs · July 10, 2012
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  • Joey

    I heard its the wiiiiiiiiiiildest riiiiiide in the wiiiiiiiiiildernessss

    Joey · June 24, 2012
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  • Joey

    I'd lose my head if it wasn't attached

    Joey · June 22, 2012
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  • Nate D.

    gotta be top 5 fav rides!!!!!'

    Nate Dawg · June 21, 2012
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  • Anthony E.

    Ask for turbo. It makes it a lot better!

    Anthony Engels · June 15, 2012
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  • Mabel C.

    Favorite ride! Hands up the whole time

    Mabel Chung · June 8, 2012
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  • Chip A.

    Scream at the top of your lungs when you pass the dinausaur bones... Really messes with the first timers.

    Chip Allen · May 28, 2012
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  • Charlie H.

    When u are going down the hill with the billy goat on it, stare at him all away around the turn!

    Charlie Huero · May 24, 2012
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  • Randy L.

    Fast pass this one, the only way to go

    Randy Lanting · May 16, 2012
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  • Jason T.

    You're waiting in a long line for Big Thunder and some guy is saying something weird to his kids. Share these overheards on twitter by using the #ohatdl tag along with the overheard. :)

    Jason Tucker · May 7, 2012
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  • Gestina

    don't do any daring tricks or you might lose your head. =)

    Gestina · April 23, 2012
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  • Eric C.

    You HAVE to try getting on this ride DURING the fireworks. Best experience EVER!!

    Eric C · April 22, 2012
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  • Nick L.

    Always take the right lane at the end of the line ... Trust me, it's faster!!!

    Nick L · April 17, 2012
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  • Emily F.

    If you face backwards the cast members will stop the ride. Don't be stupid

    Emily Ferreira · April 9, 2012
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  • Syd

    CHUGA CHUGA CHOO CHOO... BOOOOM - DENZEL VOICE

    Syd · March 29, 2012
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