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This rollercoaster races on an old west mining themed mountain. It's quite smooth and there is a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bonnie S
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Chilliwack, Canada
Big Thunder by Night!

We all loved this ride during the day...but when we went on again after dark it became our... read more

Reviewed October 29, 2018
Devan K
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All reviews old west roller coaster twists and turns fun ride runaway mine train fast pass frontier land favorite ride all ages great fun a lot of fun mining thrilling theme smoother line tunnel
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This rollercoaster races on an old west mining themed mountain. It's quite smooth and there is a lot to see along the way. We got a glimpse of the construction of the new Star Wars ride when we were at the top of our ride.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Bonnie S
Reviewed October 29, 2018

We all loved this ride during the day...but when we went on again after dark it became our favorite! It's a great entry level roller-coaster - fast enough for thrills but never outright terrifying. You can see much more of the interior sections at night....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Devan K
Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

Big Thunder Mountain Railroad is a classic and a thrill ride not to be missed if you enjoy fast fun. This is a great time for kids 8 to 80. One of Disney's best in the park.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 0221Serendipity
Reviewed September 22, 2018

The fastpass for this ride made the wait so short, and the fact that you are going so fast through the mountain and during the twists and turns, its amazing! One ride I will never miss again!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank travelergirl96
Reviewed August 26, 2018

We love this ride in WDW, and this version is better!! Great fun and laughs for all, with good views of the forthcoming Galaxy's Edge too!! Get on it !!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank WilfandFamily
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

Yet another classic ride from Disney. Must be identical to the Magic Kingdom version. Smoother than you think it will be. Use fast pass of queue is longer than 30 mins. Be careful holding your hands up high while riding. Someone could just clip something.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank AnselmColom
Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

Big Thunder Mountain Railroad is another classic Disney ride. We used the MaxPass system to secure a FastPass and had hardly any wait at all. While the ride is a roller coaster it doesn’t have any large drops or go upside down. You can also...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank GoVols79
Reviewed June 17, 2018

Big Thunder Mountain Railroad is one of my favorite rides at Disneyland. It has the speed, all the twists and turns and excitement a rollercoaster can give. It is an enjoyable ride for all ages. Thumbs up Disneyland!!!

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed May 10, 2018 via mobile

This is an epic mine train type ride that takes you through Bryce Canyon and it is awesome. The theme is great and the ride is simply fun. And DL version is smoother than the MK version. Yet, you still slide in your seat...lol. So...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Bandit2118
Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

Our family (included kids 7 and 10) went in this ride several tones every day at the part. It quickly became the agreed-upon favorite ride of everyone. It’s a roller coaster, but it really isn’t. There are no huge drops and no loops that take...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank jefferylesq
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