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Photos: Timber Mountain Log Ride at Knott’s Berry Farm

After a multi-million dollar renovation, Knott¿s Berry Farm has reopened the 1969 Timber Mountain log ride, still the most popular attraction at the Buena Park theme park. (Knott¿s)
Concept art for the Timber Mountain Log Ride at Knott’s Berry Farm shows a bear attacking riders in the log flume. (Garner Holt Productions)
Concept art of a tent scene in the Timber Mountain Log Ride at Knott’s Berry Farm where the animals have taken over a campsite. (Garner Holt Productions)
Concept art of a rickety platform of barrels planned for the Timber Mountain Log Ride at Knott’s Berry Farm. (Garner Holt Productions)
One of the animatronic wolves created for the Timber Mountain Log Ride before his fur has been added at San Bernardino-based Garner Holt Productions. (Garner Holt Productions)
A worker at Garner Holt Productions inspects silicone hands for animatronic figures that will be part of the Timber Mountain Log Ride at Knott’s Berry Farm. (Garner Holt Productions)
Three of the animatronic figures created for the Timber Mountain Log Ride in various stages of completion at San Bernardino-based Garner Holt Productions. (Garner Holt Productions)
A playful scene of a campground overrun by animals in the refurbished Timber Mountain log ride at Knott¿s Berry Farm. (Knott¿s)
A man sleeps in a hammock after a round of drinking in the refurbished Timber Mountain log ride at Knott¿s Berry Farm. (Knott¿s)
A lonely lad in a cavern dangles precariously from a rope ladder with a lantern in his free hand in the refurbished Timber Mountain log ride at Knott¿s Berry Farm. (Knott¿s)
The hootenanny scene takes riders through a timber town in the refurbished Timber Mountain log ride at Knott¿s Berry Farm. (Knott¿s)
Garner Holt Productions added about 60 new animatronic figures to the refurbished Timber Mountain log ride at Knott¿s Berry Farm. (Knott¿s)
A menacing wolf is among the new figures added to the refurbished Timber Mountain log ride at Knott¿s Berry Farm. (Knott¿s)
An early pencil sketch by ride designer Wendell “Bud” Hurlbut for a log flume at Knott’s Berry Farm. (Knott’s Berry Farm)
Ride designer Wendell “Bud” Hurlbut, left, and Knott’s Berry Farm owner Walter Knott look over a model for what would become known as the Timber Mountain Log Ride. (Knott’s Berry Farm)
Cordelia Knott christens the new log ride at Knott’s Berry Farm in 1969 as actor John Wayne watches amid other onlookers. (Knott’s Berry Farm)
Riders pass a sawmill inside what would become known as the Timber Mountain Log Ride shortly after the 1969 opening of the Knott’s Berry Farm attraction. (Knott’s Berry Farm)
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