(WIP) Disneyland Park at Disneyland Resort Colorado

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Re: (WIP) Disneyland Park at Disneyland Resort Colorado
« Reply #60 on: March 13, 2022, 10:29 AM »
Just catching up on this park and all I can say is wow! The attention to detail is truly amazing and definitely an inspiration. With Magic Kingdom being one of my favorite parks you are really capturing the feel and look while also making it your own. Excited to see more and keep up the great work!  :up:

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« Reply #61 on: June 13, 2022, 10:01 PM »
Hey everyone! I haven't posted an update in quite some time as I spent the last few months completely restructuring the Adventureland area of the park. The layout that I had implemented wasn't working and didn't turn out the way I had hoped originally. Jungle Cruise was too far away and took up too much space compared to the rest of the land's layout and spacial arrangement. I also wanted Tarzan's Treehouse to overlook Jungle Cruise and add a couple viewing areas for the attraction.

On top of this, I decided Adventureland was too big and the Pirates sub-area was too far from the rest of the land. Because of this, I decided to split Adventureland into two lands so now there is an additional land in the concept for Disneyland Park Colorado called- Treasure Cove

I have officially completed Adventureland and work has progressed quite a bit on Treasure Cove as well. Let’s start the update and check it all out!

First, you can now see that the entrance for Jungle Cruise in the middle of the Adventureland strip instead of being far away from the rest of the Jungle sub area. The entrance is across from Bengal Barbecue, tucked between The Magic Carpets of Aladdin and Tarzan’s Treehouse.







The next few images show off the attraction, Jungle Cruise and its queue.









A look at the Tarzan’s Treehouse attraction, from Jungle Cruise.





Below- you can see one of the Jungle Cruise viewing areas, from the ride.




















The backside of water!







Past Tarzan’s Treehouse, the Adventureland area continues to be transformed as there is now a lush jungle path with trails near Jungle Cruise.



There is a popcorn cart along the trail.



In the below images, you can see the different lookout points in the land, towards the Jungle Cruise attraction.





That finishes off the Adventureland portion of this update as well as work on the entire land. Next, let’s take a look at Treasure Cove and the progress in the land so far.



The main path into the land is just opposite a creek and the lookout points for Jungle Cruise/the attraction track/scenery space itself.



For the last part of this update, we’ll look at some different photos from around the land.



The entry sign for the land!



The main restrooms in the land as well as a drinking fountain and ATM!



There is one shop in this area of the park- Pieces of Eight.



The next two pictures shows the rest of the Treasure Cove village. There is one restaurant in this area of the park- a table service eatery called Casa de Familia. Work on the interior of this restaurant has not begun.

There is also one attraction in this area of the park- Pirates of the Caribbean. Work on the queue and interior of this attraction has also not begun.









The archway is the second entrance into the land, from Frontierland. You can also see the exit for Pirates of the Caribbean to the right.



That's for all for this update!

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« Reply #62 on: June 13, 2022, 10:04 PM »
Also, I have updated and added more details to the park map guide including the additions of Adventureland and Treasure Cove.  :up: :D


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« Reply #63 on: June 13, 2022, 11:14 PM »
Wow, everything is so lush and verdant along the Jungle Cruise and surrounding area! You really nailed the dense jungle look. Nice update!

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« Reply #64 on: June 14, 2022, 08:40 AM »
looks great - love this area

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« Reply #65 on: August 14, 2022, 03:39 PM »
Hey everyone! I’ve got another update with various new details and expansions around the park including the completion of the attraction, Pirates of the Caribbean.

Before we get started, here is a look at the current map of Disneyland Park Colorado.





Part I- The Great Outdoors

Our first stop is a new addition near The Haunted Mansion and behind Golden Oak Cabin. I decided to add entry into the park from the newest added lodging property- Campsites at Fort Wilderness. Guests can take this path in/out of the park given they are guests of the property.

This lodging property is not a hotel but rather campgrounds that can be rented nightly where guests can set up their own tents, trailers and RVs (similarly to the campgrounds at Disney World in Florida).



At the other end of land, near the tunnel leading to Adventureland is the other lodging property with entry into the park- Disney’s Grand Coloradoan Hotel. I finally got around to expanding the hotel which is something I had been wanting to do since originally adding the lodge. The new hotel expansion adds a few more floors where guests can overlook different areas of the park from their rooms.





In the attraction queue for Expedition Evans, some changes were made as the “creature” in the story has been changed from a Yeti to Bigfoot. This was done to align better with the culture and legend of bigfoot residing in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains. In the attraction, the creature has been changed as well.





Part II- The Disneyland Railroad

Over at Beaver Creek Village Station, the train departs and heads underneath the lodge.



This next completed section of the railroad takes guests through two different displays (similarly to the Disneyland Railroad in California) before heading back up to ground level as we move underneath Adventureland.

Moving along the first display- Colorado’s Royal Gorge.







The second display- Primeval World







After returning to ground level, this completed stretch of railroad ends in Frontierland as we arrive along the Rivers of America.





Part III- Treasure Cove

The land’s main attraction, Pirates of the Caribbean, has recently been completed. Let’s take a look at the entrance as well as the queue leading up to the ride/attraction.

















Let’s take a look at some various photos from the attraction now.









































Near the exit for Pirates of the Caribbean and the walkway leading to Frontierland is the path to Treasure Cove’s other attraction- the Spanish Village Viewing Area.



This attraction is a Spanish Village that overlooks the opening scene to the Pirates of the Caribbean attraction (similarly to the Blue Bayou in Disneyland California). Otherwise, this space features several buildings that house historical museum like exhibits including Spanish history and the history of Pirates.



Thanks for checking out this long update! Stay tuned for the completion of Treasure Cove and the first phase of work on Frontierland.

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« Reply #66 on: August 14, 2022, 06:35 PM »
This looks great! You have a real knack for capturing that Disney look and feel; but with your own Rocky Mountains twist. The second image of the Grand Coloradan Hotel is beautiful! Wonderful depiction of Primeval World.

I love the Spanish-style queue and building for Pirates of the Caribbean. And you did a great job duplicating the various PotC scenes; some of the iconic scenes from the Disney ride, plus some of your own. The lighting is just right! Good job on this! :up:

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« Reply #67 on: September 09, 2022, 12:03 PM »
 :w00t:Hey everyone! I’ve got another update with various new details and additions to Treasure Cove, Frontierland, and The Great Outdoors.

Part I- Treasure Cove

Treasure Cove is officially finished as I have completed the only restaurant you’ll find in this land. This is: Casa De La Familia. It is a Mexican restaurant that will be shared with two different lands as half of the restaurant and the second entrance will be in Frontierland! Each side of the restaurant will follow a different theme but still serve the same Mexican/American style cuisine along with Margaritas and Sopapillas!
The Treasure Cove side of the restaurant will follow a more tropical/Pirate theme to fit with the theme of the overall land.

The next few images will show the completed areas and details of this side of the restaurant.







Unlimited sopapilla station queue/counter found at the corner of the restaurant.









Aside from the main seating areas, there are also two other themed seating areas within this half of the restaurant. The first area, Blackbeard Cave, can be seen in the image below.







The other themed area, Plaza de la Familia from Coco, can be seen in the next few images.









Part II- Frontierland

This land has begun construction recently and it is already starting to come together nicely! The following image is the view of the Frontierland hub entrance, near Main Street.



A view looking towards Main Street and the hub from within the land itself. You can also see the shop, Pioneer Mercantile off to the side.



The shop, Frontier Trading Company along with a shoe shop that is simply for display only.


The shops: Silver Spur and Bonanza Outfitters.



In the following photo, you can find the only attraction in the “Western-village” sub-area which is: Rustler Roundup Shootin’ Gallery.



At the corner of Frontierland, we find the restaurant: Conestoga Café.





The walkway from Frontierland, moving into The Great Outdoors, right beside Conestoga Café.



These next images show the small “Riverfront Dock” sub-area. This section of the land includes the Mark Twain Riverboat, a Turkey Leg cart, and Restrooms.





The Mark Twain Riverboat sits alongside Frontierland, beside the riverfront area of The Great Outdoors.



Part III- Rivers of America

Construction has also finally begun on the Rivers of America which is in both The Great Outdoors and Frontierland. This last series of images show off the progress along the river so far.



Mt. Evans in The Great Outdoors is just behind the forest/river as seen in the next photo.











Thanks for checking out this update! Soon, we’ll look at the Disneyland Railroad again as it moves through Frontierland, along the Rivers of America.
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« Reply #68 on: September 09, 2022, 12:45 PM »
I'm repeating myself, but you continue to capture the Disney look and feel. Really good job on the Casa de la Familia restaurant. Dividing it up between two lands is also something that Disney does (or did). I love the theming and atmosphere of Blackbeard Cave; I wanna eat there. I enjoyed the movie "Coco", and I was pleased to see the shrine with the family photos.

I like the packed dirt 'streets' in Frontierland with the wooden boardwalks next to the shops. And the Rivers of America looks suitably natural and untamed.

Ha! You included the Native American boy and his dog. That's great! Nice update. :up:

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« Reply #69 on: September 10, 2022, 02:47 PM »
Wow! It's so cozy, the water, the green and the train passing it all. Great work

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« Reply #70 on: October 12, 2022, 07:49 PM »
Hey everyone! New update tonight with progress on Frontierland as well as the final updates for completion of The Great Outdoors and the Rivers of America in Frontierland/The Great Outdoors.

This is a look at the updated map for The Great Outdoors area which now includes the Rivers of America and Colorado’s Discovery Island.




Part I- Rivers of America

Continuing along the river from where we left off in the last update, we find some beavers as well as a Native American camp in the distance.



The next photo shows off the area pretty well with a nice view of the Disneyland Railroad entering the mountain, near some desert landscape in Frontierland.




The next two images show areas of the last stretch of the Rivers of America. You can see the Mark Twain Riverboat and its dock in the distance.





Part II- The Great Outdoors

Next up, we’ll take a look at Colorado’s Discovery Island, the final section of The Great Outdoors that is now completed. You can see the island in the center of the Rivers of America.





You may remember this small cabin from a much earlier update. This is the loading station for Discovery Island Rafts where guests can board to visit the island.



The front of the island with the Colorado Discovery Museum on top of the hill. The next few images show off the front side of the island.















A look inside the Colorado Discovery Museum building on the island.



A look at the island from the back of the museum.



The next few images show off the back section of the island.













Along the trails, there are also small display areas themed off the Disney classics: Robin Hood, Brother Bear and Pocahontas.







The bridge on this side of the island leads to another smaller island.



On this island, you’ll find Fort Estes which is an interactive playground area for children.



Some views along the Rivers of America, facing the side of the island.







A look at the entire river and island, from a view along the Disneyland Railroad.





Part III- Frontierland

Back in Frontierland, work has continued again as the Western village sub-area of Frontierland nears completion. On the side of the shooting gallery, you can see an advertisement for the Riverboat along with a Cast Member entrance which appears to be a fireworks shop.



The last building in Frontierland is a restaurant called Pecos Bill Tall Tale Inn & Café and will be very similar to the location at Magic Kingdom in Walt Disney World.



Beyond the western village, you can spot the desert peaks of the newest attraction to be built at the park, as part of Frontierland… Stay tuned!



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« Reply #71 on: October 13, 2022, 12:56 AM »
Amazing update! The descriptions of the attractions and dining spots on your map are worded just like the Disney blurbs. The River images are life-like and beautiful. I like the whimsical moose and bear made from art shapes and tree branches. I'm chuckling at the name on the Fireworks Shop: Laod Bang & Co. :up:

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« Reply #72 on: October 13, 2022, 10:14 AM »
Amazing update! The descriptions of the attractions and dining spots on your map are worded just like the Disney blurbs. The River images are life-like and beautiful. I like the whimsical moose and bear made from art shapes and tree branches. I'm chuckling at the name on the Fireworks Shop: Laod Bang & Co. :up:

Thank you as always for the feedback!! I'm glad you like the map and its details so far!  :D Also, I'm extremely happy with the way the river turned out and the way that the area is shaping together especially after all the time the river seemed to take me. Haha I'm glad the Fireworks Shop gave you a laugh too! I was inspired by a billboard with a similar name in Frontierland at Disneyland CA. Looking forward to showing more in the next few weeks!  :up:

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« Reply #73 on: October 15, 2022, 03:28 PM »
nice work. very well done. love the look of this

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« Reply #74 on: January 06, 2023, 10:30 AM »
Hey everyone! New update today for the park with changes in Adventureland and The Great Outdoors including one attraction retheme. Frontierland was also recently completed so there will be an extensive update for that area as well!

This is a look at the updated map which now includes Frontierland.



Part I- The Great Outdoors

The only update is over in the Ski Lodge sub-area where Expedition Evans has been given an extended name. The attraction is now called Expedition Evans: The Legend of Bigfoot.



Part II- Adventureland

Next, we’ll head over to the Tropical Island sub-area of Adventureland where a new detail has been added. As you can see in the next two photos, flowing water has been added to surround the walkways of this sub area.





This change was made in order to add more detail and a sense of walking on a tropical Island.

Over in the Jungle sub-area of Adventureland, the Tarzan’s Treehouse attraction has recently been rethemed for relevance and new charm, similarly to the attraction’s recent closure in Disneyland Park, California. The attraction is now called Adventureland Treehouse.



The attraction is now themed around three different Disney properties, rather than just Tarzan. It is now themed to Swiss Family Robinson, Tarzan and Encanto. In the next photo, you can spot an area themed to Swiss Family Robinson to the left where the ladder is.
The main treehouse section in the back of the photo is the area themed to Encanto.



In this photo, you get a look at the main area that is themed to Tarzan as well as some small Swiss Family Robinson details again. The music that plays in the area is a medley of the three different properties.



Part III- Frontierland

Back in Frontierland, work has finished on the Western Town sub-area of Frontierland as well as the Desert sub-area of the land.
Last time, I showed a look at the exterior of Pecos Bill Tall Tale Inn & Café in the Western Town sub-area. The next couple photo shows the interior as well as the exterior portion that runs along the Desert sub area.







A few photos that give a look at the completed Desert sub-area of Frontierland.







One of the food stands in the area, Westward Ho Refreshments.



There are two attractions in the Desert sub-area of Frontierland. The first one is Big Thunder Mountain Railroad. Let’s take a look at the queue and attraction.

















Next door to Big Thunder Mountain Railroad is the Frontierland-side entrance to the restaurant, Casa de La Familia which also has an entrance in Treasure Cove. Now we’re gonna look at the completion of restaurant on the Frontierland side.



Beyond the main waiting lobby is one of the dining areas which is the only area of the restaurant to be outside. In the next photo, this little section is the Garden patio alley which is well-suited for guests that want a quiet, intimate experience without the commotion and whimsical fun that the rest of the restaurant offers.



The other dining area on the Frontierland side of the restaurant is a Desert canyon. The next few photos show off this area.



As seen in the next photo, the Disneyland Railroad runs through the desert canyon that makes up the environment of the restaurant.





This side of the restaurant connects to the Treasure Cove side to allow guests to pass between the two lands, even if they aren’t dining guests.



The other attraction in the Desert sub-area is Horserides through the Sonoran Desert where guests can ride live-horses through a quick hiking trail through the Sonoran Desert landscape while viewing scenery and surprises along the way.

The attraction entrance and queue.





Some photos from along the attraction’s trail.







A couple of photos showing off the views along the shore of the Rivers of America on the Frontierland side, including a look at the area’s Churro cart.







Soon, construction will start on Fantasyland and new updates will be released! Till’ next time!
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« Reply #75 on: January 06, 2023, 03:27 PM »
Pecos Plaza has a Casa de Fritos vibe, or Rancho del Zocalo. Was that the inspiration for it?
Good job on the Big Thunder Mt. RR! I like how the Disneyland RR runs through the desert canyon restaurant area. Exciting! Although it might get a little noisy and fumy. ;)

I also like how you pay homage to Disneyland's pack mules through Nature's Wonderland with the Horserides through the Sonoran Desert attraction. Very nice! And you included some of the animals from that old attraction, like the coyote and the snake.
Nice panoramic view of the area in the last shot. Good update!

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« Reply #76 on: January 09, 2023, 03:09 PM »
Pecos Plaza has a Casa de Fritos vibe, or Rancho del Zocalo. Was that the inspiration for it?
Good job on the Big Thunder Mt. RR! I like how the Disneyland RR runs through the desert canyon restaurant area. Exciting! Although it might get a little noisy and fumy. ;)

I also like how you pay homage to Disneyland's pack mules through Nature's Wonderland with the Horserides through the Sonoran Desert attraction. Very nice! And you included some of the animals from that old attraction, like the coyote and the snake.
Nice panoramic view of the area in the last shot. Good update!

Thank you for the feedback as always JB!!  :up: You called it! The inspiration for the Pecos Plaza outdoor seating area was Rancho del Zocalo!! ;) As well as a couple hints from Pecos Bill Tall Tale Inn & Cafe in WDW. Glad you liked how Big Thunder turned out!

Also, I didn't even think about how the Disneyland RR running through the restaurant constantly would obviously cause excessive smoke, although I did figure the noise ;D I'm gonna rework this portion of the Railroad in some way soon to make it fit in this space while keeping it logical for the guests. I appreciate that comment!

Lastly, the Horserides attraction was a bit of a late addition as I came up with the concept in the middle of Frontierland construction. I wanted to pay homage to the original and add some live animals to the area in some way, I felt horses were the most sensible. Glad you liked this area!