This beautiful vantage of the train entering a mine cave next to a cascading waterfall has been blocked from guest view for over a year, as Big Thunder Trail was being revamped to accommodate the upcoming Star Wars Land expansion.
From the shoreline trail of Tom Sawyer Island, you can see the final fall of Splash Mountain from across the river, with some nice natural framing from the foliage around the attraction and the drooping trees on the Island.
Without any announcement or fanfare, Disneyland Park quietly reopened Big Thunder Trail on Thursday (June 9), which has been closed since early 2016. A few new features, but with the same nostalgic feeling.
Memorial Day weekend was big one for Disney California Adventure. Saturday, May 27, was not only the kickoff of the Marvel-centric “Summer of Heroes”, but also the official public opening of the much-anticipated attraction, Guardians of the Galaxy — Mission: Breakout.
I'm Brandon Joseph, an Orange County native, life long lover of Disney, and former Disneyland Resort cast member. About a year ago, I started taking photos to share with fellow Disneyland fans, and photography lovers.