Disney California Adventure Park

Amusement park in the United States

Disney California Adventure Park
Anaheim, California, USA
Status Operating
Opened February 8, 2001
Owner The Walt Disney Comapny
Operator Disney Parks, Experiences and Products
General manager Mary Niven (vice-president)
Operating season All year-round
Previous names Disney's California Adventure
Area 55 acres (22.3 ha)
Website Disney California Adventure
The park entrance

Disney California Adventure Park is a theme park located in Anaheim, California, adjacent to Disneyland Park. It opened on February 8, 2001. Each area is meant to resemble various aspects of California, its culture, landmarks and history. In 2018, the park attracted approximately 9.86 million guests, making it the 12th-most visited theme park in the world, its highest ever attendance total for a calendar year. The Incredicoaster is also the fastest roller coaster of all the Disneyland Resort.


The park opened on February 8, 2001. The park was built alongside Disney's Grand Californian Hotel and Downtown Disney, a shopping, dining, and live entertainment destination. The three attractions were constructed at a combined cost of $1.4 billion.[1][2]

Present roller coasters

Name Manufacturer Type Opened Status
Goofy's Sky School Mack Rides Wild Mouse 2001 Operating
Incredicoaster Intamin Launched 2001 Operating



Name Manufacturer Type Opened
Golden Zephyr D.H. Morgan Manufacturing Circle Swing February 8, 2001
Grizzly River Run Intamin River Rapids February 8, 2001
Guardians of the Galaxy - Mission: BREAKOUT! Otis Elevator Company Drop Tower May 5, 2004
Inside Out Emotional Whirlwind Zamperla Balloon Race October 7, 2002
Jessie's Critter Carousel D.H. Morgan Manufacturing Carousel February 8, 2001
Jumpin' Jellyfish Intamin Paratower February 8, 2001
Little Mermaid ~ Aerial's Undersea Adventure Sansei Omnimover May 26, 2011
Luigi's Rollickin' Roadsters Unknown Trackless March 7, 2016
Mater's Junkyard Jamboree Zamperla Demolition Derby June 15, 2012
Mickey's PhilharMagic Unknown 3D Show April 26, 2019
Monsters, Inc Mike & Sulley to the Rescue! Unknown Dark Ride February 8, 2001
Pixar Pal-A-Round Intamin Ferris Wheel February 8, 2001
Radiator Springs Racers Unknown Slot Car June 15, 2012
Redwood Creek Challenge Trail Unknown Adventure Course February 8, 2001
Silly Symphony Swings Zierer Waveswinger February 8, 2001
Soarin' Around the World Dynamic Attractions Flying Theater February 8, 2001
Toy Story Midway Mania! Sansei Dark Ride June 17, 2008
WEB SLINGERS: A Spider-Man Adventure Unknown Dark Ride June 4, 2021
Red Car Trolley Brookville Equipment Corporation Trolley June 15, 2012


Name Manufacturer Type Opened Closed Fate
Maliboomer S&S Worldwide Drop Tower February 8, 2001 September 7, 2010 Scrapped
Tuck and Roll's Drive 'Em Buggies Majestic Manufacturing Dodgems October 7, 2002 September 4, 2018 Scrapped


  1. "Anaheim gets a brand new look". The Sacramento Bee.
  2. "New Disney park welcomes California dreamers". CNN Travel.

External Links

Amusement parks operated by Disney