Critter Country

Mr. Bluebird's House

Mr. Bluebird’s House

Tons of different creatures call Critter Country’s forest home: Winnie the Pooh and his friends, the Br’er gang, families of ducks…and one mysterious little creature with his own private home. Have you ever seen this birdhouse? It’s outside the left entrance to Pooh Corner at the end of Critter Country’s main walkway. Take a closer […] Read more…

Lands in Pictures: Critter Country

Lands In Pictures: Critter Country

Critter Country is a tiny little land in the corner of Disneyland, but it’s jam packed with magic. There’s so much more to it than just Splash Mountain! Want to channel your inner Disney princess and walk among magical cottages, surrounded by woodland creature friends? Critter Country comes pretty close. Take a seat on a lantern-lit patio […] Read more…

Critter Country Cottages

Critter Country Cottages

Critter Country is Disneyland’s quietest land, tucked between Disneyland’s outer forest and the Rivers of America waterfront. If you look closely, this peaceful land is actually buzzing with activity; the resident critters are always up to something! You’re probably already familiar with the critter’s favorite haunts (the nearby mountain and sweet shop just to name […] Read more…

Harbour Galley

Harbour Galley

July 1989 – present LOCATION Critter Country – When you pass through New Orleans Square on your way toward the Critter Country entrance, stop when you reach the Haunted Mansion. The mansion should be on your left, and the Harbour Galley will be on your right. If you can’t find the Harbour Galley (it’s a […] Read more…

Hungry Bear Restaurant

The Hungry Bear Restaurant

November 1988 – present LOCATION Critter Country – When entering from New Orleans Square, you’ll find the Hungry Bear Restaurant on the right, just as the main path veers left toward Winnie the Pooh. EXPERIENCE Service Type – quick service Seating – outdoors, two different patio levels Reservations – no Entertainment – none Menu The Hungry […] Read more…

Davy Crockett Explorer Canoes

July 1956 – present LOCATION Critter Country – Walk along the water as you leave New Orleans Square, and you will see the Davy Crockett Explorer Canoes on the right, after you pass the Harbour Galley Restaurant. BACKGROUND The canoes were originally part of Frontierland’s expanded “Indian Village”, which opened in 1956. Then called the […] Read more…

Splash Mountain

Splash Mountain

July 1989 – present LOCATION Critter Country – When you first arrive in Critter Country from New Orleans Square, you will see the mountain on your left. The entrance is tucked away on the far left, just after the exit from the Haunted Mansion in New Orleans Square. BACKGROUND Imagineers first began designing Splash Mountain […] Read more…

Hidden Path To Critter Country

Hidden Path To Critter Country

One of the quieter and more scenic areas in the park has always been Critter Country; its restaurants offer beautiful waterfront views, and its décor is charming. But did you know about its hidden gem? If you follow the Harbour Galley deck, toward the Hungry Bear Restaurant, you will see some corner tables and a few […] Read more…

The Many Adventures of Winnie The Pooh

The Many Adventures Of Winnie The Pooh

April 2003 – present LOCATION Critter Country – When you reach the Hungry Bear Restaurant, take a left and continue on the main path. You will see the entrance to The Many Adventures of Winnie The Pooh on the right, across from the fast pass return for Splash Mountain. BACKGROUND Disneyland first considered adding Winnie […] Read more…

Critter Country

Critter Country

November 1988 – present BACKGROUND Critter Country has been Disneyland’s problem child since 1956. In the beginning, it wasn’t Critter Country at all – the space was an extension of Frontierland called Indian Village, and housed Native American shows and attractions, including dances and canoeing. But the land wasn’t very popular among park guests, and Disney […] Read more…