Celebrating the Old West, Frontierland offers loads of rip’ roarin’ fun. Visit the mining town of Big Thunder Mountain, take a ride on the Mark Twain Riverboat or the Sailing Ship Columbia, and have playtime on Pirate’s Lair on Tom Sawyer Island. Even pay a visit to the Golden Horseshoe Saloon!

  • Big Thunder Mountain

    Big Thunder Mountain

  • Golden Horseshoe Saloon

    Golden Horseshoe Saloon

  • Frontierland as seen from the Dream Suite

    Frontierland as seen from the Dream Suite

  • Sailing Ship Columbia and Tom Sawyer Island

    Sailing Ship Columbia and Tom Sawyer Island

  • Davy Crockett Explorer Canoes

    Davy Crockett Explorer Canoes

  • Mark Twain Riverboat

    Mark Twain Riverboat

= Cara's Favorite

BIg Thunder Mountain Railroad

Take a peek at the Old West mining town of Rainbow Ridge in Disneyland’s Frontierland. The queue is a kick as you snake through an old mining town complete with hotel, dance hall, and the requisite saloon (listen carefully) while overhead the train goes zipping by. Board a “runaway” mining train led by a puffing and chugging engine for a wild journey through creepy caves, rushing waterfalls, dangerous rockslides, rumbling earthquakes, a natural arch bridge, and more. For those who like speed but not big drops, this is your coaster; there are plenty of curves and small dips, but all in all, you’ll find it relatively tame and loads of rip-roarin’ fun. And keep an eye out for those rattlers!

Minimum height 40 inches (3 feet, 4 inches). Not recommended for expectant mothers or those with back or neck problems. 3 ½-minute ride.

Pirate's Lair on Tom Sawyer Island

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