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Frontierland General Facts

6 attractions are in Frontierland.
3 dinning location are in Frontierland.
3 shopping locations are in Frontierland.

Big Thunder Mountain Railroad

1980 is when Big Thunder Mountain debuted.

2,780 feet of track was laid for Big Thunder Mountain Railroad.

197 feet tall is Big Thunder Mountain Railroad.

2.5 acre is the total acreage used for Big Thunder Mountain Railroad.

6,500 tons of steel beams, rods, and mesh were used to construct Big Thunder Mountain Railroad.

4,675 tons of concrete were used to construct Big Thunder Mountain Railroad.

90,000 gallons of water were used to construct Big Thunder Mountain Railroad.

4,000 gallons of dessert paint were used to construct Big Thunder Mountain Railroad.

150 guests can ride at one time.

30 people per train can ride the Big Thunder Mountain railroad. There are 5 cars per train, with 6 guests per car.

$17 million was the total construction costs of Big Thunder Mountain Railroad in 1979. $300,000.00 of that money was spent on authentic props and decorations alone!

6 trains on the Big Thunder Mountain railroad are named. I.M. Brave, I.M. Fearless., I.B. Hearty, U.B. Bold, U.R. Daring, and U.R. Courageous.

5 trains can run simultaneously.

3 minutes and 30 seconds is the ride time of Big Thunder Mountain Railroad.

20 Audio Audio-Animatronics can be found on Big Thunder Mountain.

3 drops are on Big Thunder Mountain.

3 lifts are on this attraction.

25 miles per hour is the maximum speed for this train.

25% larger then Disneyland’s version of Big Thunder Mountain Railroad.

50 feet is the height of the track.

Country Bear Jamboree

1971 is when Country Bear Jamboree debuted.

20 Audio-Animatronics are in the Country Bear Jamboree. 

380 guests is the maximum capacity that can watch the Country Bear Jamboree at once.

18 bears are on hand to perform at the Country Bear Jamboree.

1st attraction to make its world debut at Walt Disney World was the Country Bear Jamboree.

5 other animals are on hand to entertain you (a raccoon, a buffalo, a stag, a moose, and, how could we forget, a skunk!

Splash Mountain

1992 is the year Splash Mountain debuted and made a big splash.

86 feet down at a 45 degree angle decent is what Splash Mountain will give you for a thrill.

40 MPH is the top speed you travel on Splash Mountain, which is faster than Space Mountain.

9.2 acres were consumed for Splash Mountain at WDW, which is approximately 4.5 times bigger than Disneyland’s 2.03 acres site for their Splash Mountain.

8 guests can fit in each log at Splash Mountain.

440 guests can ride at one time.

2,600 feet long, or about 1/2 a mile, is the length of the Splash Mountain concrete flume.

36-feet long and 22-feet high is the Showboat in the final scene on Splash Mountain.

28,000 gallons of water are pushed though Splash Mountain each minute.

5 minutes is all it takes to drain the entire flume system at Splash Mountain.

20 minutes is all it takes to fill the entire flume system, that’s 965,000 gallons of water in Splash Mountain.

956,000 gallons of water are recycled every 4 minutes at Splash Mountain.

1 million gallons of water are held in backstage reservoir for Splash Mountain. The reservoir is 50 feet deep by 60 feet by 60 feet.

6 water pumps feed the 2 zones of Splash Mountain.

4 of the 6 water pumps are used, the other 2 are spare back ups.

2 feet diameter is the size of the tubes carting water through the water pumps at Splash Mountain.

2 computers run all the controls at Splash Mountain.

36 hidden cameras are on Splash Mountain.  The Cast members monitor these cameras at all times.

15 exit doors are throughout Splash Mountain (many of which aren't seen by guests).

5 drops are at Splash Mountain.

3 lifts are at Splash Mountain.

$1.3 million dollars was the cost for the hoping Br’er Rabbit, making it one the most expensive.

1 ton is the dead load of each log on Splash Mountain.

50 logs can be run at one time with a maximum log capacity of 55 at one time on Splash Mountain.

60 logs are at Splash Mountain.

103 Audio-Animatronics are used in Splash Mountain.

45 degree drop is the largest.

400,752 square feet were used for this attraction.

3 times is the amount of times Prince William, Prince Harry and Princess Diana rode Splash Mountain since this was their favorite ride in 1993.

Tom Sawyer Island

1973 is when Tom Sawyer Island debuted.

3 wooden rafts to Tom Sawyer Island are named after characters in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer - Tom Sawyer, Injun Joe, and Becky Thatcher.

70 People can ride on each raft to Tom Sawyer Island.

400 guests can be on the Tom Sawyer Island at one time.

6 paintbrushes are hidden each day on Tom Sayer Island, if you find them and bring them to a cast member you will receive a prize.

Frontierland Shootin’ Arcade

1971 is when the Frontierland Shootin’ Arcade debuted.

5 minutes is how long this attraction lasts.

16 guns are at the Frontierland Shootin' Arcade.

97 different targets to shoot at the Frontierland Shootin' Ar-cade, and the landscape includes a bank, jail, hotel and ceme-tery.

54 caliber Hawkins rifles are used at the Frontierland Shootin' Arcade.

2,000 gallons of paint are needed each year to repaint the targets.