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Disneyland Ride List for Quick Reference

This list gives a brief overview of Disneyland rides and attractions.

Disneyland closes various rides for periodic maintenance, and some have limited hours. Consult the Disneyland website for the current status of each ride.

The rides are organized by Land, clockwise from the entrance on Main Street USA. The links will take you to a detailed profile and review of each of the most popular rides.

(min height)
Great Moments With Mr. Lincoln Converted to Disneyland: The First 50 Years in 2005, it's finally back to Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln, but the good news is that they've kept the Steve Martin-narrated retrospective, too
Sleeping Beauty's Castle The castle that defines Disneyland
Enchanted Tiki Room Sit down and watch singing birds, flowers, and tiki poles - the first animatronic attraction is still fun (and it's cool inside)
Indiana Jones Adventure
46 in  (117cm)
An indoor rollercoaster that follows Indy's adventures. One of my favorite Disneyland rides. FASTPASS (selected days only off-season) and single rider option1 available
Jungle Cruise A boat trip that features animatronic critters
Tarzan's Treehouse A walk- and climb-through visit with Tarzan and family
Big Thunder Mountain Railroad
40 in (102 cm)
A runaway mine train roller coaster. FASTPASS (selected days only off-season)
Mark Twain Riverboat A paddle-wheeler cruise around Tom Sawyer island
Columbia Sailing Ship A full-scale replica of the first American ship to sail around the world, it operates on busy days
Pirate's Lair It's a short ride to the island where the pirates are taking over
Pirates of the Caribbean A special effects-filled easy boat ride through the Pirates' Caribbean home.
Haunted Mansion Hop into a "Doom Buggy," and beware of hitchhiking ghosts. FASTPASS during the holidays only
Davy Crockett Explorer Canoes Paddle, paddle, paddle - you propel this ride around Tom Sawyer's island
Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh Winnie and friends go searching for hunny
Splash Mountain
40 in (102 cm)
The big thrill of this ride is the precipitous five-story drop into the water at the end. You WILL get wet. FASTPASS and single rider option1 available


Chip 'n' Dale's Treehouse Climb through the chipmunks' tree house
Donald's Boat Climb the rope or ladder and help steer Donald's houseboat
Gadget's Go Coaster
35 in (89 cm)
A small railed roller coaster
Goofy's Playhouse Everything in Goofy's house is bounce-able, from the walls to the furniture
Mickey's House Tour Mickey's house and get a photo with the famous mouse
Minnie's House Take a walk through Minnie's home
Roger Rabbit's Car Toon Spin A wild indoor ride in a runaway taxi. FASTPASS
Alice in Wonderland A gentle mostly-indoor ride through Alice's world
Casey Jr. Circus Train A little train ride through the miniature villages of the Storybook Land Canal Boats
Dumbo the Flying Elephant A gentle ride that goes around and around - you control how high Dumbo flies
it's a small world Take a boat ride to see children of the world. Includes 300 toys and 250 animatronics
King Arthur Carrousel A classic carousel ride. Look for Mrs. Disney's favorite horse, the one with the roses
Mad Tea Party (Teacups) The famous spinning tea cups
Matterhorn Bobsleds
35" (89 cm)
A fast roller coaster ride, mostly inside the mountain. Single rider option
Mr. Toad's Wild Ride A wild ride with the characters from "The Wind in the Willows"
Peter Pan's Flight "C'mon everybody, here we go!"
Pinocchio's Daring Journey The story of the puppet who became a boy
Snow White's Scary Adventures Based on the classic animated film
Storybook Land Canal Boats A boat cruise past story book scenes
Astro Orbitor 'Round and 'round and up and down at your command
52 in to drive alone
A driving ride, one of the park's original attractions. FASTPASS (selected days only off-season)
Buzz Lightyear Astro Blasters An interactive, shooting game framed as an intergalactic battle against the evil Emperor Zurg
Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage A fun submarine trip to find the star of the Pixar film
Space Mountain
40 in (102 cm)
A fantastic indoor "dark" rollercoaster ride. Also one of my Disneyland favorites. FASTPASS
Star Tours
40 in (102 cm)
A simulator ride into outer space. This one shakes you up a lot. FASTPASS
Captain EO A 3-D show featuring Michael Jackson returns to Disneyland as a tribute to the entertainer
Innoventions A peek at the technologies of tomorrow with interactive displays
Disneyland Parade A seasonal parade featuring Disney characters
Fireworks A seasonal event. Check the day's schedule. The best viewing spot is from the sidewalk in front of the castle
Fantasmic A seasonal show that includes special effects, 50 live performers and a fire-breathing dragon

1If you don't mind riding in a single available seat rather than next to your companions, go to the single rider line. This option will get you on board a lot sooner.

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