Why Splash Mountain Should Be…

The Disney Park Bench
The Disney Park Bench
Published on September 1, 2021

On June 25, 2020, Disney publicly announced plans to retheme their classic log flume attraction, Splash Mountain, in both of their American parks. The Uncle Remus inspired attraction will make way for a structurally similar attraction based on Disney’s 2009 animated film, The Princess and the Frog. Although this planned refurbishment hasn’t started yet, there are rumors that it may begin during its routine closure in the first quarter of 2022.

Splash Mountain and its source material have always been mired in controversy, but they also have a rich and important cultural significance. So here are my thoughts on…

Why Splash Mountain Should Be

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