Condor Flats at Disney California Adventure Becomes Grizzly Peak Airfield

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Condor Flats at Disney California Adventure has received a makeover. The test pilot’s airstrip is now called Grizzly Peak Airfield. The area now has more of a national park feel that fits in better with the timber and mining company theme of Grizzly River Run and the campground feel of Redwood Creek Challenge Trail.

Soarin' DCA

Soarin’ Over California has become more of a smokejumper firefighter’s headquarters and the restaurant next door (formerly the Taste Pilot’s Grill) is now the Smokejumper’s Grill which pays tribute to firefighters who battle remote wildfires in California. Even the music in Soarin’ Over California’s queue has changed. It’s now more of a nature film soundtrack and less of a jet fighter anthem.

Station Wagon

Humphrey’s Service & Supplies, the one gift shop in the now Grizzly Peak Airfield, remains mostly the same. There are a few nods to Smokey Bear and camping along with the standard Disney souvenirs. One of the great additions to this area is parked next to Humphrey’s-a powder yellow Rambler station wagon with a canoe strapped to the top and camping gear stuffed inside. It makes you feel as if you’re on a mountain retreat.

DCA propeller

There are other less noticeable changes and touches. The cement runway of Condor Flats is now a weathered mountain road. A new billboard proclaims Grizzly Peak the “Land of Scenic Wonders”, and a propeller plane has been repainted with park service logos. Even the bathrooms have received a more naturalistic color scheme of browns and greens.

The renovation of Condor Flats has turned two smaller lands into one bigger land. Grizzly Peak Airfield is now a part of the serene Grizzly Peak area of Disney California Adventure. Be sure to visit this new land, especially if you’d like to be whisked away to a rustic retreat! For help booking your next Disneyland Resort vacation, contact me today!

*All photos courtesy of Disney Parks Blog*



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