Tag Archives: Big Thunder Mountain Railroad

Video: This Disney Resort Boasts ‘The Wildest Suite in the Wilderness!’

Woody and Buzz Lightyear stand in front of a roller coaster. Woody is wearing a straw hat and a Hawaiian shirt, holding a blue lei. Buzz Lightyear points at the Big Thunder Suite coaster, which is filled with excited passengers zooming through a rocky landscape.

The Disneyland Hotel is home to some of the most immersive themed suites of any Disney resort. Disney recently took to TikTok to share a video of the Frontierland-inspired accommodations, and the suite certainly lives up to its namesake attraction, Big Thunder Mountain Railroad. Take a quick tour of the suite in this video from Disney Parks’ official TikTok account: ...

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Guest Reports Broken Hemorrhoids After Disney World Trip

Disney World Trip

Responding to the rumors of Big Thunder Mountain Railroad closing for refurbishment, guests reveal its shocking condition and share some humorous (albeit mildly concerning) anecdotes. The longevity of the Disney Parks is one of the most unique aspects of the theme parks. Since Walt Disney opened Disneyland Park back in 1955, the Disney Resort has become a mainstay for Disney ...

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Guest Jumps From Moving Disney Coaster To Grab Cell Phone, Rescue Initiated

Disney Coaster

Walt Disney World Resort cast members acted quickly after a guest jumped from the Big Thunder Mountain Railroad roller coaster to grab his cell phone. He reportedly dropped it during the train’s ascent up the attraction’s tallest hill. Other guests were rushed away from the ride without knowing what happened to the man. Big Thunder Mountain Railroad is the only ...

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Disney FINALLY Moving Forward With Magic Kingdom Expansion

Magic Kingdom Entrance

A day after Disney CEO Bob Iger and the Walt Disney Company won their proxy battle against activist investor Nelson Peltz, and Iger was underwhelming with his response to how Walt Disney World was preparing for Universal Orlando’s opening of Epic Universe; rumors leaked out about significant expansion plans at the Magic Kingdom. Related: ‘Absolutely Horrible’ Disney Fans Furious Over Iger’s ...

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Guests Refused Entry to Disney Park Ride as Security Rushes to Emergency Situation

Big Thunder Mountain Attraction Closed

The Wildest Ride in the Wilderness went a little too wild this week! Guests were forced to evacuate Big Thunder Mountain Railroad at Disneyland Park as security cast members rushed to the ride and emergency alarms blared. Disneyland Park is home to the original Big Thunder Mountain Railroad, but Walt Disney World Resort’s version of the mine train ride opened ...

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Big Thunder Mountain Evacuated After Child Allegedly Jumps Ride’s Fence

Disney Attraction Thunder Mountain

Please note that the story outlined in this article is based on a personal Disney Parks guest experience. No two guest experiences are alike, and this article does not necessarily align with Disney Dining’s personal views on Disney Park operations. Riders at Disneyland Resort recently found themselves in an unexpected situation when they were evacuated from the thrilling Big Thunder ...

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Is Big Thunder Mountain Railroad About to Undergo an ‘Encanto’ Retheme?

Big Thunder Mountain Railroad retheme

An odd mistake on the official Disney website recently created an interesting discussion online. While fans still grapple with or embrace the loss of the classic Splash Mountain attraction across several Disney theme parks, this little wording mixup on the site made many laugh about the possibility of an Encanto-inspired retheme of Big Thunder Mountain Railroad. Encanto Comes to Disney ...

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Disney Roller Coaster Evacuation Forces Guests to Walk the Track

Big Thunder Mountain evacuation

It is not an uncommon experience to have a ride breakdown at a theme park. In the interest of guest safety, Disney is particularly sensitive to ensuring everyone has a positive experience aboard its rides. However, an emergency stop on a classic Disney theme park roller coaster recently forced guests to evacuate by walking on the tracks. Big Thunder Mountain ...

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Disney Guests Languish in Broken-Down Ride Before Uncomfortable Evacuation

El chapo disneyland railroad train

Another day, another broken-down Disney ride! Inconvenient malfunctions and traumatizing breakdowns have become constant issues in Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort, so much so that Disney Park Guests actually account for wasted time in their Disney vacation days due to roller coasters’ mechanical problems. Disney’s “Frequent Offenders” Some breakdowns are minor annoyances that happen often enough to label ...

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