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Old 01-16-2010, 08:12 PM   #271
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Great pics! Thanks to TCD for posting them and for exploring. I've gone past that area so many times and wondered what it looked like now inside...thanks for the inside view!
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Old 01-16-2010, 08:21 PM   #272
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I never had the opportunity to go to RC but it looks like it was great fun. I find it very sad that Disney does not take the time to at least clean it up but I think that fixing it up would be a very successful proposition for them. Maybe someday there will be something new there.
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Old 01-16-2010, 09:50 PM   #273
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Thanks for the pics . My DD 23 just asked about RC while we were there this past week . She has tons of pics we took there when she thought she was The Little Mermaid LOL
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Old 01-17-2010, 12:55 PM   #274
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The second and fourth pictures are not RC, they are from the original Polynesian feature pool(before the current volcano pool), you can see the longhouses in the background. Nice memories!
Ok, thanks for identifying! I was the 5-year-old in those photos so of course I don't remember!

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Old 01-18-2010, 12:10 PM   #275
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great 2 see old pics of rc wish i got 2 go there before it closed
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Old 01-18-2010, 03:41 PM   #276
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you made it into the newspaper TCD!!!!

"before-and-after photos of River Country surfaced online, promting extensive discussions on several fan forums."

didn't think is would get this popular now did ya??

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Old 01-18-2010, 04:17 PM   #277
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Great Work!! I can't say enough about how much I enjoyed these photos. I've always been curious about this area nowadays. I would love to go explore RC in person and see what it has become. I would LOVE to get my hands on some of the old signage and relics from this not-so-forgotten attraction
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Old 01-19-2010, 09:36 AM   #278
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I wonder if Disney will do something about RC now? At least a clean-up maybe? I'd love to see the plaque given a place of honor
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Old 01-20-2010, 01:31 PM   #279
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Awsome pictures and Very Interesting!!!

Awsome pictures and Very Interesting!!! I love looking at these pictures of old and abandoned rides
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Old 01-24-2010, 06:27 PM   #280
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Unhappy River Country..how sad!

We went to River Country in 2000, I think that was the year before it closed. We had a great time..loved the pool & slides. I remember the kids watching a parade with the characters! Just saw the recent pics.
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For 30 years we looked forward to going to river country every year. I have so many fond memories of chasing girls during our Spring Break trips.
Tri please tell me you took a few souvies, that is depressing to see that kind of stuff just forgotten about.
After about 20 years we met some guys from New York showed us a secret way to get in from then on it was our place for a week we would sneek in during the day and after dinner.
It brought tears to my eyes to see it in such a state. Just raze it and use it for new enjoyment don't let it sit there for those of us to wonder.

Tri thank you for giving me this gift I read you have not been around much lately I wish you well and hope to see more from your perspective.
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Old 01-27-2010, 12:52 PM   #282
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I consider myself lucky to have been at River Country before it closed!

I will always remember Goofy going down the water slide!

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We weren't lucky enough to get down to RC while it was open. It is so sad that Disney hasn't made an effort to do something with the land other than let it decay.
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Old 01-31-2010, 08:44 AM   #284
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I wonder how you got there. I mean now it is completely cut off from the rest of the campground.Unless you jumped a fence or something. Sorry that this question was asked so repeatedly.
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You have to parachute in and be air lifted out.
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