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Big Thunder Mountain Railroad

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Great ride!

This was a really fun ride. Definitely one of my favorites. It's not too rough or scary but still... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Scary, scary, scary

Haven't been on a coaster for many years. This one really returned the sensation with a bang... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Navarre, Florida
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1180 Seven Seas Drive, Frontierland, Orlando, FL
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This was a really fun ride. Definitely one of my favorites. It's not too rough or scary but still gives you all the thrills of a roller coaster. Definitely worth a fast pass.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank BJonesEsq
Reviewed 5 days ago

Haven't been on a coaster for many years. This one really returned the sensation with a bang. Wild, fast and heart stopping drops. Kids said it was the scariest one in the park.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank blnavarremary
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had never been on this rollercoaster before and was so glad we waited the 50 minutes to ride it. It goes on for a good length of time, and there is a great place for family or friends to stand and watch you as...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank CommonGroundTraveler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of the the 3 "Mountain" rides in Magic Kingdom, and my favorite. Get a FastPass if you can, or arrive early. This ride has some nice turns and dips, and doesn't seem as short as some of the other rides. On the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Carolinesc7
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The layout of this ride is amazing with a recreation of Yellowstone around the ride. The wild ride is one of the best. Don't miss it!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Scott F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This ride is popular, so use a FastPass if you can. We weren't able to, but the line moved fairly quickly. Good set design on the ride and even in line. This rollercoaster doesn't have any big drops, so it's fun for all ages and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Lnmagnee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Now that she is old enough and tall enough to ride the train,this ride has become one of my grand daughters favorite rides at Disney.Its fast enough that its fun,but not too scary for the younger riders.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank src1962
Reviewed 9 January 2019

This is always our absolute must do ride. Fast, exciting, fun and amazing theming. The wildest ride in the wilderness!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JohnCarter
Reviewed 21 December 2018

Great coaster. Not a huge thrill ride, but again Disney appeals to a wider range of age with a fun, perfectly themed run away train in the southwest. Very cool theming with lots of details. No huge drops but a lot of quick short hop...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Archited2013
Reviewed 3 December 2018

This is one of the more popular rides at Disney, so it would be worth getting a FastPass to ride so you do not have to wait in the normally lengthy line. The other option is to head to this ride at park opening or...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank silverbrook
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Ruth V
15 May 2017|
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Response from TP454 | 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.