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Frontierland Shootin' Arcade

A fun old-fashioned arcade with a bank of rifles and a large panorama of Old West targets for you to hit. Set in Boot Hill in 1850, you can target any of approximately 100 targets. Each is triggered by light has some amusing thing happen when you hit it. Hitting targets is pretty easy, so most children will be able to hit something.

General Information - Hide Section
  • Location: To the left of Country Bear Jamboree.
  • Date Opened: 10/1/1971
  • Capacity: 16 guns
  • # of Shows: Continuous operation
  • Characters: No
  • Photos and Autographs: No
 
Time Commitment Information - Hide Section
  • Wait Times: This is a first-come first-served place, just get behind someone and wait for a gun to become available. Generally this shouldn't take more than few minutes.
  • Length of Show: Your turn at the gun is based on taking a certain number of shots, not time.
  • FastPass: No
  • Queue Description: None
Access Information - Hide Section
  • Health Restriction:
  • Ride Access: Visual impairments would generally preclude enjoying this attraction. There is enough slack in the cables holding guns that people from wheelchairs or ECVs should be able to use them, however, not all targets will be visible form a sitting position.
  • Wheelchair Transfer:
  • Service Animals: Yes
  • Audio: None
  • Weight and Size Issues:
Parenting Information - Hide Section
  • Height Restriction:
  • Child Swap:
  • Other Issues:
History and Trivia - Hide Section
  • At this location: Frontierland Shootin' Arcade has been in this locatin since the park opened in 1971.
  • The Attraction's History: The original refitted rifles used in 1971 actually shot metal pellets. In addition to safety concerns, this raised questions about maintenance and the guns were quickly refitted to use a light-based system for triggering targets.
  • Other Trivia:
    • The guns: The guns used are authentic refitted .54 caliber Hawkins rifles.


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