Disney's Port Orleans Resort Riverside has a 3 1/2 acre recreation area called Ol' Man Island featuring the resort's 158,000 gallon swimming pool with a large rustic saw-mill water slide and a hot tub. The area also contains a children's playground and a Fishing Hole, where hotel guests can rent fishing poles and bait for a small fee.
There are also five smaller swimming pools at Disney's Port Orleans Resort Riverside, three located within the Alligator Bayou area and two in the Magnolia Bend area. Port Orleans Riverside also has a marina where hotel guests can rent personal water craft, bicycles or surrey bikes. Horse-drawn carriage rides are available in the evening.