Walt Disney World itself is massive, taking up thousands and thousands of acres in Central Florida. Check out our article on the full size of all of Walt Disney World to learn more. Within this massive property, there are 4 main parks, with the 2nd largest park being Epcot.

How Big is Epcot?

Epcot is 305 acres, which is almost three times the size of the Magic Kingdom. Epcot is the second largest park at Disney World, falling behind Animal Kingdom, who is actually 508 acres due to its large savannah with the animals. The distance from the front gates to the back of the park is roughly 1 mile.

The 305 acres is the official size Walt Disney World states for their park, however, our measurements show the actual size might be closer to 250 acres, depending on what backstage areas are included and what they consider the official borders of the park.

How Big is Epcot Compared to Magic Kingdom?

Epcot is more than 2 times the size of the Magic Kingdom. Due to the layout of Epcot vs the Magic Kingdom, you will get a lot more steps in walking around the park at Epcot than you will at the Magic Kingdom. Check out the image below for a 1 to 1 size comparison of Epcot vs the Magic Kingdom.

Epcot vs Magic Kingdom Size Comparison

How Big is Epcot’s World Showcase?

Epcot’s World Showcase is about 115 acres in size. There are no official numbers on the size of the World Showcase, however, using online tools we were able to measure the area to be around 105-120 acres for The World Showcase, depending on how much backstage area or buildings you include.

What is the Distance Around Epcot World Showcase Lagoon?

It is roughly 1.2 miles to walk around the World Showcase lagoon as measured by my Apple watch. This does not include taking extra steps to walk through each of the countries. The World Showcase lagoon itself is about 40 acres.

How Big is Epcot’s Future World?

Our measurements using online tools show Future World is roughly 80 acres if you include the new Guardians of the Galaxy ride. As listed above, this calculation does not include backstage areas and may not include official borders of the park or section.

How Big is Epcot’s Parking Lot?

Epcot’s Parking Lot is 141 acres including the bus loading areas. This is room for 11,211 vehicles. This parking lot is divided into two tram line sections. The first tram line services Discover, Create, Journey and Amaze lots while the second tram line services Imagine, Explore and Wonder. Typically, if you are in Discover, Create, Journey or Amaze, it will be quicker to walk to the front of the park then take a tram. If you end up on the second tram line, it may be easier and quicker to take the tram to and from the park. Check our article about Walt Disney World Parking for more information.

Posted by Chris Edwards

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