From PJLifestyle: Forgotten Walt Disney World: River Country

River Country

The Weather Channel has run a fascinating feature on weather.com: a photo gallery of “Creepy Abandoned Theme Parks.” One of the parks in the photo gallery tells the story of a slice of Disney history that is long lost – River Country.

Back in Walt Disney World’s early days in the first half of the 70s, the resort was not fully realized. The Imagineers knew they needed to add more to the park to lure guests for longer stays. In the mid 70s, the company developed River Country adjacent to Fort Wilderness Campground & Resort.

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