Disney's River Country Reviews
Description:Walt Disney World Resort, Orlando, Florida.
Newest Review: ... and manmade boulders. The pool was basically a part of Bay Lake but was sectioned off by a dam. The dam was made out of a material that would filter out a lot of the muck and rubbish in the main lake and let the rest in. The park was very small and only had a handful of rides. These were: Whoop 'n' Holler Hollow - two water slides, 260 ft (79 m) and 160 ft (49 m) long that emptied into Bay ... more
Customer Disney's River Country Reviews (2)
by - written on 26/10/09 (Useful, 16 readings)
River Country was the first water park built at the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando Florida. It opened in June 1976. It is located on the shores of Bay Lake and was part of Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground. The theme matched this area of rustic wilderness with rocks and manmade boulders. The pool was basically a part of Bay Lake but was sectioned off by a dam. The dam was made out of a material that would filter out a lot of the muck and rubbish in the main lake and let the rest in. The park was very small and only had a handful of rides. These were: Whoop 'n' Holler Hollow - two water slides, 260 ft (79 m) and 160 ft (49 m) long ... Read the complete review
by - written on 18/10/01, updated on 18/10/01 (Useful, 180 readings)
River Country is the original Disney water park (built way back in 1976, before Wet n Wild was built!) and was originally just planned to be a section of Fort Wilderness on the edge of Bay Lake (near the Magic Kingdom). Once the other water parks started popping up in Orlando then it was decided to make River Country a park in its own right, which then spawned both Blizzard Beach and Typhoon Lagoon. In River Country you will be mostly swimming on lake water with a sandy bottom, (which is kept very clean and critter-free) as this park is an old fashioned "water hole" just like the ones that Tom Sawyer played in. This being the smallest of the water ... Read the complete review
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