Disney's Wilderness Lodge

Walt Disney World

Disney's Wilderness Lodge is located in the Magic Kingdom Resort Area on Bay Lake. The resort is also located near Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground. Disney's Wilderness Lodge is home to The Villas at Disney's Wilderness Lodge, a Disney Vacation Club timeshare resort. Disney's Wilderness Lodge—inspired by the Great American Northwest National Park lodges from the turn of the 20th century—is an architecturally grand Disney Deluxe Resort hotel honoring American craftsmanship and artistry, and celebrating the majesty of the unspoiled wilderness.

The theme of being in harmony with nature winds through the lodge—inside and out. Authentic decor and genuine artifacts pay homage to ancient Native American cultures and the pioneering spirit of early American explorers. From its stunning 7-story lobby, built from 85 loads of Lodgepole Pine, to its 82-foot-tall lobby fireplace, the Resort is as beautiful as it is impressive. Its 727 Guest rooms offer themes of wildlife, nature and Native American designs, and include Honeymoon Suites featuring marble whirlpool tubs.

Relax by one of our 2 pools or on a white-sand beach. Treat yourself to a whole lot of fun and all-you-can-eat at Whispering Canyon Café, a family-style barbeque restaurant. Enjoy specialties from the Pacific Northwest and an award-winning wine list at the rustically elegant Artist Point. And for Guests who want to keep up their fitness routine, the latest in exercise equipment is available at the Sturdy Branches Health Club.

Lounge in one of the wooden rocking chairs on the back area of the lobby at Disney's Wilderness Lodge and lose yourself in the serene scene of mighty pines and delicate flowers. Water from a bubbling springs flows from inside the lobby. Follow it as it winds outside to the Silver Creek Springs.

The Silver Creek Springs pool has a water slide and a hot tub. The Resort's second pool, Hidden Springs, also features a hot tub. Each pool has a lounge and bar. Open seasonally, the Trout Pass pool bar and Roaring Forks Snacks serve quick snacks or small meals, as well as specialty drinks and coffees. Swimming in Silver Creek Springs, the feature pool at Disney's Wilderness Lodge, is like swimming in a small forest. Silver Creek Springs pool is open from 7:00 a.m. to midnight, with Disney-trained lifeguards on duty from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Inside Disney's Wilderness Lodge lobby, a springs bubbles over stones. Follow the water as it flows under a lobby's window wall, widens and becomes a creek in the Resort's upper courtyard. This quiet Silver Creek transforms again into a sparkling 15-foot waterfall, which empties into the boulder and tree-lined pool called Silver Creek Springs.

Sturdy Branches Health Club is located off the lobby area for The Villas at Disney's Wilderness Lodge. The latest in fitness equipment is available in the cardiovascular room with treadmills, ellipticals, bicycles (regular and recumbent) and stair climbers. The weight room includes weight machines and free weights. End a workout in the sauna.

  • Whispering Canyon Cafe - Whispering Canyon Cafe in Disney's Wilderness Lodge smokes up pulled pork, ribs, chicken, baked beans, corn bread and more that will satisfy any cowboy or cowgirl in the family. In this rowdy, family-style restaurant right out of the Old West, start your morning with a bang-up breakfast of favorites such as buttermilk pancakes, omelets or an all-you-care-to-enjoy Canyon Skillet. Later in the day, bring your posse by for lunch when we're serving up burgers, salads and sandwiches, or stop in for dinner and be tempted by steak, fish or salads. And we can wrangle the heartiest appetites, 'cause we've got lunch and dinner Canyon Skillets, too.
  • Artist Point - Artist Point restaurant in Disney's Wilderness Lodge Resort draws inspiration from the sprawling dining rooms found in National Park lodges across the Pacific Northwest region that encompasses Washington State, Oregon and British Columbia. Artist Point serves specialties from the Pacific Northwest where the focus is on seafood, sirloins and game. Though menu options change seasonally, the kitchen's signature dish is a cedar plank-roasted salmon. For dessert, the chef's special creation is an Artist Point cobbler: seasonal berries and house-made black raspberry ice cream. The rustically elegant Artist Point offers a relaxed and warm atmosphere where the spirit and romance of the American frontier is captured in beautiful murals and paintings.
  • Roaring Fork - Breakfasts, daily Chef's creations and snacks are served near the Silver Creek Springs pool.
  • Territory Lounge - Northwest wines and light appetizers, like cheese and fruit plates and honey-sesame chicken wings, are served in the cozy atmosphere of this charming lounge.

Touring Tips

  • Boat transportation is available to the Magic Kingdom, Disney's Contemporary Resort, and Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground.
  • The Wilderness Lodge contains one store named The Wilderness Lodge Mercantile, located in the main lobby of the resort. The store sells many Disney items available throughout the Walt Disney World Resort, as well as items specifically themed to the Pacific Northwest and the hotel itself. Since the addition of The Villas at Disney's Wilderness Lodge, the shop has begun selling limited grocery items as well. A Disney pin trading booth is located across the lobby from the store.
  • Teton Boat and Bike Rentals rents boats for guests to use on Bay Lake, and bikes to use on the trails around the resort.
  • In addition to a pool with a water slide, watercraft and bike rentals, a high-tech game room, fishing and a 24-hour playground, children and the whole family can enjoy Chip 'n Dale's Campfire Sing-a-long. Children ages 3-12 can also have fun at the Cub's Den, a supervised activity center that affords parents a carefree night on the town. (Additional fee required)
  • Room service at Disney's Wilderness Lodge is available for breakfast from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., for dinner from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., and sandwiches and pizzas from 4:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m., 7 days a week.
  • Babysitting and child services are available at Disney's Wilderness Lodge. Disney Cast Members provide a supervised dining and entertainment club for children ages 3 to 12. The Cub's Den in Disney's Wilderness Lodge, located outside the main lobby near Wilderness Lodge Mercantile, is open daily from 4:30 p.m. to midnight.
  • Concierge assistance at the Disney's Wilderness Lodge is available to Resort hotel Guests 7 days a week, from 7:00 a.m. through 10:00 p.m. Located in the main lobby, the concierge can help you purchase Park tickets, make dining reservations and secure show seats.
  • Transportation to and from Disney's Wilderness Lodge is complimentary for Resort hotel Guests. While staying at Walt Disney World Resort hotels, there's no need to rent a car, or deal with the hassle of driving and parking. Save time and the hassle of driving and parking with complimentary transportation. Destinations throughout Walt Disney World Resort, including Disney Theme Parks and Disney Water Parks, are accessible by bus and boats.
  • While looking up towards the ceiling in the lobby at Disney's Wilderness Lodge, notice 4 massive teepee-shaped chandeliers suspended from solid Lodgepole Pine beams. Authentic rawhide, hand painted with geometric designs, stretches over the lights' structural framework. Each teepee chandelier, with its bronze and steel ring of silhouetted buffaloes and riders on horseback, weighs 600 pounds.
  • Exquisite details in Disney's Wilderness Lodge lobby can be seen beneath your shoes, too. The floor's inlaid pattern is made from 4 different types of wood: Brazilian Cherry, White Oak, Bird's-Eye Maple and Burl Walnut. The floor's central design depicts the symbol of unity among wildlife, man, the cosmos and the 4 seasons.
  • Artifacts from a variety of Native American tribes, including the Cheyenne, Crow, Sioux and Blackfoot, have been collected and re-created, and are displayed throughout Disney's Wilderness Lodge. Authentic reproductions of headdresses, painted robes and drums, as well as work from artists noted for their reverence for nature, can be seen in the lobby's secluded alcoves and throughout the Resort's restaurants and sitting rooms.
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