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Hyperspace Mountain overlay is in effect
from May 4 - September 13, 2018.

Description And Comments

Space Mountain is currently known as the Star Wars-themed Hyperspace Mountain. Riders will hear a new soundtrack, and scenes featuring Rebel and Galactic Empire fighters.

Space Mountain is an indoor roller coaster with a theme of high-speed interstellar travel. There are no long drops or swooping hills as there are on a traditional roller coaster - only quick, unexpected turns and small drops.

The most surprising thing about Space Mountain is its aesthetic beauty. No, we're not kidding. The vistas of the solar system and the stars, the distant galaxies, and passing comets are intoxicating and very realistic. Because you cannot see the ride's infrastructure, Space Mountain is no longer simply a roller coaster in a dimly lighted building with some Buck Rogers planets and meteors projected on the ceiling. Because you can't see the track or anticipate where your vehicle will go, your eyes are free to feast on the rich visuals.

As part of its Halloween Time celebration, Disney transforms Space Mountain into "Space Mountain Ghost Galaxy" for September and October, adding atmospheric audio and video projections of an angry space ghost (no, not that Space Ghost) chasing you through the cosmos. The interstellar specter is more goofy than genuinely scary, but it makes a fun novelty for the spooky season. Nighttime video projections, which make the iconic conical building look like it's crumbling to dust or crackling with electricity, are the most impressive element of the overlay.

A single rider line was added to Space Mountain in late 2017. It is located at the attraction's exit.

Touring Tips

  • This attraction offers FASTPASS.
  • This attraction has a Single Rider line.
  • Open for Early Entry.

Space Mountain is one of the park's most popular attractions. Experience it immediately after the park opens or use FASTPASS, or use the single rider line.

Space Mountain Wait Times

This chart shows you roughly how long you'll wait for Space Mountain when you visit on a day with a given Disneyland Crowd Level. The blue bars represent the average "peak" wait time (that is, how long the line will be at its busiest). The bottom and top black lines represent the range of peak wait times to expect (for you fellow nerds out there: it's the 5th percentile and 95th percentile of peak wait times). Please note that these are estimates, and for a better forecast for your travel dates, see Space Mountain Wait Times.

Special Comments

Must be 40" tall to ride.

Special Needs

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