This is the Only Original Attraction Still In Operation at Frontierland at Disneyland

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If you were thinking Mark Twain Riverboat, you are correct! The Mark Twain Riverboat is the only opening day attraction in Frontierland at Disneyland that is still open.

Guests on the Mark Twain Riverboat cruise around the Rivers of America on a scenic half-mile adventure into the wilds of old America aboard a steam-powered paddler around the. Board the 19th-century-inspired Mark Twain riverboat nestled in the heart of Frontierland and embark on a relaxing sightseeing voyage around Pirate’s Lair on Tom Sawyer Island.


During this charming, 14-minute journey into America’s early frontier, sharp-eyed explorers can observe a menagerie of sights along the river’s edge, including everything from the Disneyland Railroad to a peak of the Haunted Mansion.  Along the way, guests listen to lively narration by iconic American author Mark Twain as he details a time when traveling was as much about new discoveries as it was about transportation.

Did you know that The Mark Twain is a working reproduction of the historic vessels that ferried people up and down the mighty Mississippi? An actual working steam engine converts the water from the Rivers of America into steam that in turn powers the large paddle that propels the boat.

Have you ever taken a ride on this famous riverboat? Did you know you were riding on a piece of history?

The Mark Twain Riverboat is currently closed for refurbishment with an expected reopening date of July 29.

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