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Disney Attraction Faces Difficulties, Permanent Closure Imminent

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A Disneyland attraction is facing difficulties before closure.

Disneyland Resort is a place that captures the hearts and imaginations of visitors of all ages. With its incredible attractions, rides, shows, and dining options, it’s no wonder that Disneyland has become a staple in American culture and a must-visit destination for travelers worldwide. Disneyland Resort is known as “The Happiest Place on Earth.”

sleeping beauty castle at disneyland with clouds and rainbow

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Disneyland Resort is divided into two theme parks: Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park. Disneyland Park is the original park that Walt Disney himself designed, and it includes different themed lands such as Main Street, U.S.A, Adventureland, Frontierland, Fantasyland, Tomorrowland, New Orleans Square, Critter Country, and Mickey’s Toontown. Guests heading to Disneyland Park can enjoy iconic attractions such as “it’s a small world,Jungle Cruise, Alice in Wonderland, Pirates of the Caribbean, Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge, Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway, Big Thunder Mountain Railroad, Splash Mountain, and many more attractions.

Splash Mountain Log

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Guests heading to Disneyland Park soon will not be able to ride Splash Mountain. Splash Mountain has already closed for the new attraction taking its place called Tiana’s Bayou Adventure at Walt Disney World Resort, and this will soon be the case in Disneyland, as well. Splash Mountain will no longer exist beginning May 31, 2023, as the attraction will be closed to undergo an exciting transformation, reopening in late 2024 as Tiana’s Bayou Adventure, a whimsical attraction inspired by the film The Princess and the Frog.

Tiana's Bayou Adventure

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In a viral TikTok, Guests can be seen pushing the log to get Splash Mountain running again. Guests were told to wiggle to try and get the log moving again.

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Disney describes Splash Mountain as “Guests will hop inside a hollow log and float through a colorful bayou as you follow happy-go-lucky Br’er Rabbit to his “laughing place.” But be warned: Br’er Bear and Br’er Fox are in hot pursuit of this wayward hare.”

You’ll glide past over 100 talking, singing, storytelling Audio-Animatronics critters who inhabit Splash Mountain and offer up their own slice of down-home culture. Sing along to classic Disney ditties, including “Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah.” Then, brace yourself for the big finale—this musical cruise ends in a thrilling 5-story splashdown!

Do you think if this attraction continues to have errors before closure, will Disneyland close this iconic attraction early?

About Brittni Ward

Brittni is a Disney and Universal fan; one of her favorite things at both parks is collecting popcorn buckets. While at Disney World Resort, Brittni meets the princesses and rides Kilimanjaro Safaris. At Universal, Brittni enjoys the Minions and watching Animal Actors on Location! When not at Disney World Resort or Universal Orlando, Brittni spends time with her family and pets.