Legends of the Wild West


Fort Comstock, a remnant from before the gold rush, pays homage to the many legendary folk who both sparked and tamed the infamous Wild West of America, with an atmospheric series of tableaux and an inspiring look-out point over the whole of Thunder Mesa town.

Legends of the Wild West uses all the nooks and crannies of Fort Comstock to present wild and interesting Far West legends at every turn. From the gold rush to Buffalo Bill, the attraction aims to celebrate the spirit and soul of the frontier pioneers.

Walkthrough exhibit of historical Western tableaux, up and around the look-out posts of Fort Comstock.

  • Opening Date

    30th May 1993

  • Attraction Type


  • Duration

    Around 15 minutes to explore

  • Suitablility
    • Children 3-7
    • Children 8-12
    • Young Adults
    • Adults
    • Seniors


  • The existing Fort Comstock became home to this named attraction in May 1993, one of the first attractions to be created as part of a major programme to increase capacity which also brought Le Passage Enchanté d'Aladdin and Les Mystères du Nautilus to the park.
  • Originally, children could follow a special path through the Native American encampment outside Fort Comstock, allowing a unique look inside the tepees. Today guests can still see the tepees from across a stream which runs all the way from Adventureland. Every now and then, a puff of smoke will billow from each of them, bringing the scene to life
  • An American flag originally flew at Fort Comstock, with exactly 38 stars — marking 1876, the centenary year of the declaration of independence.


  • Legends of the Wild West is often subject to reduced operating hours or unexplained closures, when the entrance will be blocked by a rope and a waste bin. It may also be closed in inclement weather, but is one of just a few attractions in the park to not have a Cast Member stationed at its entrance.


  • Not suitable for guests requiring wheelchairs. Completing the circuit around Fort Comstock requires climbing 135 steps, some of which are dimly lit.