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Big Thunder Mountain

Climb aboard an old mine train for a runaway ride through an abandoned mine complex.

You'll travel under the Rivers of the Far West to the island - will you survive the collapsing tunnel?



About this Attraction

Location: Frontierland

Type: Roller Coaster

Duration: 4 minutes

Ride capacity: Each train has 5 cars, with each car seating 6 people.

Fastpass: Yes

Onride photo available

Best time to visit: Visit first thing in the morning or late evening.

Tips & Fun Facts

Try riding the attraction at night when the scenery takes on a different appearance.

The mountain is 197 ft tall.
The average speed of the train is 30mph, with a maximum speed of 40mph.
The mountain scenery of this attraction is inspired by Arizona's Monument Valley.
The Disneyland Paris version of Big Thunder Mountain is significantly larger than the American and Japanese versions.

Additional Information

Wheelchair users must transfer.

Minimum height: 1.02 m (3'3"). 

This attraction is not recommended for children under the age of 3.
Visitors must be able of unassisted walking and must be in good health and not affected by medical problems which might be worsened by this experience.
Pregnant women and visitors in surgical collars are strongly advised not to go on this ride. Guide dogs are not admitted.

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