Disney’s Top 5 Kid Friendly Coasters

Kid Friendly Coaster
Kid Friendly Coaster

Disney’s Top 5 Kid Friendly Coasters

Disney parks are full of rides and rollercoasters for all ages. If your little one wants to ride a coaster, start with these top 5 kid friendly coasters. All of these coasters promise excitement and lasting memories for the whole family!

Related – Exploring The Thrilling Roller Coasters of Disney World


1. The Barnstormer at Magic Kingdom Park

Height Requirement: 35 Inches

Starting at Walt Disney World, The Barnstormer Featuring the Great Goofini offers a fun open-air environment where kids and aspiring pilots of all ages can soar over the bright big-top tents of Storybook Circus! With small drops and a happy, colorful atmosphere, this kid friendly coaster can be a great first-time option for preschoolers and beginners.

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2. Chip ‘n’ Dale’s GADGETcoaster at Disneyland Park

Height Requirement: 35 Inches

Similarly, across the country at Disneyland Park you’ll find another bright, open-air roller coaster that can be great for smaller kids, but this time it’s with Chip ‘n’ Dale! In this zany ride, you’ll zip around Mickey’s Toontown in an acorn built by the inventor mouse, Gadget Hackwrench, from the Disney animated series “Chip ‘n’ Dale Rescue Rangers.”


3. Slinky Dog Dash at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Height Requirement: 38 Inches

Back at Walt Disney World, head to Toy Story Land and you’ll see Slinky Dog’s springy coils dashing across Andy’s backyard. This kid friendly coaster is more of a thrill ride, so you’ll notice the height requirement has increased a couple of inches. If a ride on the wild side sounds more like your child, you’ll want to add this to your list!

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4. Seven Dwarfs Mine Train at Magic Kingdom Park

Height Requirement: 38 

Another great first roller coaster option at Walt Disney World is the the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train in Fantasyland at Magic Kingdom Park. On this kid friendly coaster, you’ll spend some time racing outdoors, along with indoor moments of excitement and whimsy as you travel into a dark mine shaft with glittering jewels and the Seven Dwarfs. Thanks to their whistling and singing the mood is kept light and happy! 

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5. Big Thunder Mountain Railroad at Disneyland Park & Magic Kingdom Park

Height Requirement: 40

At both Disneyland and Walt Disney World, your family can take on Big Thunder Mountain! Aboard this train, you’ll swing and sway around the tracks at high speeds. The height requirement on this one is the highest on our list today, it’s also listed as a dark and loud attraction, so you’ll want to make sure your child is up for the big adventure!  

Which of these kid friendly coasters would your little ones be daring enough to try?

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