Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort Ear Headband by Loungefly Arrives with Acorns & Tree Rings

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There’s a nutty new Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort ear headband by Loungefly that’s worthy of Chip ‘n’ Dale — now available in Meadow Trading Post (when not sold out). Loungefly Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort Ear Headband – $44.99 The two pleather ears of the headband resemble tree stumps with rings showing their age. The “Minnie … Read more

New Disney’s Fort Wilderness Merchandise Including Tervis Tumbler, Apparel, Tire Cover, Ornament, and More

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Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground has a new merchandise collection including a mug, Tervis tumbler, tire cover, apparel, ornament, and more. We spotted all of the following items at the Meadow Trading Post Fort Wilderness Chip ‘n’ Dale Mug – $24.99 This stoneware mug resembles a tree with a hollow in the side. Chip … Read more

New Summer Hotel Discounts of Up To 25% Announced for Walt Disney World

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Walt Disney World announced new summer hotel discounts, for stays starting in July. If you are planning a Disney vacation anytime soon, be sure to take advantage of this deal where guests can save up to 25% on select Walt Disney World Resort Hotels. Walt Disney World Summer Hotel Discounts The Summer hotel discounts allow … Read more

Walt Disney World Awarded for Glass Pulverizing & Recycling Efforts

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Walt Disney World has received the Environmental Initiatives Award at the SEAL 2023 Business Sustainability Awards for their glass pulverizing program at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground. Fort Wilderness Glass Pulverizer Dr. Mark Penning, Vice President of Disney’s Animals, Science & Environment shared the news on Instagram, writing, “You could say this is BREAKING … Read more

Some Golf Cart Parking Closed for Construction at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campgrounds

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A section of golf cart parking is closed near Trail’s End Restaurant at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground as construction takes place. The area is blocked with traffic cones and poles. Guests can bring their own golf carts to the campgrounds and golf carts are also available for rental. Trail’s End Restaurant recently closed … Read more

Closing Date Revealed for Trail’s End Restaurant at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort

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Last month we announced that Trail’s End Restaurant will be closing its doors this Spring to be re-imagined as a marketplace-style quick service outlet, and now, thanks to the official website, we know the location will close for good as a table service restaurant on April 17, 2023. The Walt Disney World dining reservation system shows … Read more

Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground to Close to Guests Today


A reader at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground sent us a letter Disney sent to all campers informing them that “guests staying at the campsites, either in a tent or RV, will be required to depart the Resort by 3:00 p.m.” today. Disney stated that they will assist guests in helping them make arrangements … Read more

Refurbishment of Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort Beach Completed

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Starting in May, sections of the Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort beach have been closed for refurbishment. Lawn chairs are back in groups along the beach. The chairs face a rope net fence at the edge of the beach. Fences like this were installed a few years ago next to waterways throughout Walt Disney World Resort. … Read more

PHOTOS, VIDEO, REVIEW: ‘Hoop-Dee-Doo Musical Revue’ Returns to Pioneer Hall with Changes, New Food & Drinks

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The “Hoop-Dee-Doo Musical Revue” has returned to Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort at Walt Disney World after two years. And of course, we were there for the very first show. You can watch the full hour-long show below, and keep scrolling to read our review of the entire experience. Check-in Check-in is located at the former … Read more

PHOTOS, VIDEO: Watch the New ‘Hoop-Dee-Doo Musical Revue’ with Cultural Sensitivity Alterations, Full List of Changes to Show

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After being suspended due to COVID-19, “Hoop-Dee-Doo Musical Revue” is back at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort after over two years. The experience has seen quite a few changes, some probably long-overdue. We already reported that they were no longer using their signature buckets to serve food. Here’s everything else that has been altered about the … Read more

Trail’s End Restaurant and P & J’s Southern Takeout Closed Due to Power Outage at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort

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Trail’s End Restaurant and P & J’s Southern Takeout at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort are currently closed due to a power outage last night. All breakfast reservations at Trail’s End were canceled. A food truck with breakfast options was available to guests this morning. It’s possible the restaurants may remain closed for the entire day. … Read more

New Cocktail and Mac & Cheese Added to ‘Hoop-Dee-Doo Musical Revue’ Menu

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The “Hoop-Dee-Doo Musical Revue” is returning to Pioneer Hall at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort on June 23 with an updated all-you-care-to-enjoy menu. Showtimes and pricing have already been announced. Guests can choose from standard fountain drinks or, for guests over 21, red and white sangria, draft beer, and wine. New to the menu is The … Read more

Half of Beach Closed at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort for Refurbishment

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Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort has now closed half of their beach for a weeks-long refurbishment, as we reported last week. Cast Members cleared lounge chairs from the west side of the beach. Guests can still enjoy the lake view from a dock. Green scrim and images of trees block the beach from view. The scrim … Read more

Showtimes and Pricing Released for Return of ‘Hoop-Dee-Doo Musical Revue’


“Hoop-Dee-Doo Musical Revue” is finally returning to Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort on June 23, with reservations opening on May 26. Showtimes and pricing are now available. Guests are required to pay for their meal and the show ahead of time. The exact price depends on where you choose to sit. Category 1, the main floor, … Read more

Beach at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort Closing May 23 for Weeks-Long Refurbishment

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The beach area of Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground will be closed starting Monday, May 23, 2022, for a refurbishment. The work will take place during daytime hours only, so guests may hear construction noises between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. The refurbishment is expected to be completed, and the beach will reopen to … Read more

PHOTOS: New 50th Anniversary Checkers Tablecloth Game, Magnets & Patch Set Settle Down at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort

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Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground is celebrating its 50th anniversary with unique new merchandise. Guests at the resort can now purchase a checkers game tablecloth and a set with a patch and magnets. Fort Wilderness Checkers Game Tablecloth – $79.99 The tablecloth includes wood slice checkers featuring Chip and Dale. The game area of the … Read more