Chestnut Mountain Resort
8700 W. Chestnut Mountain Rd.
Boasting an impressive array of amenities, accommodations, comforts and activities, Chestnut Mountain is the choice Illinois travel destination. Conveniently located near historic Galena, nestled neatly amongst the hills overlooking the Mississippi, it’s the perfect place to escape the everyday. Chestnut’s over 220 rolling acres and 475-foot vertical drop are home to 19 ski trails and a 7-acre terrain park, The Farside, featuring over 25 rails and structures. With two quad lifts, four triple chair lifts, two conveyor lifts and one surface lift, you won’t be waiting in line to get back to the peak. Chestnut Mountain is more than a place to ski. It’s a place to stay. With over 100 slopeside rooms with an indoor pool, sauna and jacuzzi right by, you’ll love the way you lodge at Chestnut Mountain. We’ve got incredible restaurant too. Appease your appetite at The Sunset Grille with some fine dining favorites and a breathtaking view from the outside dining deck. Relax and enjoy the contemporary cuisine and cocktails at The Summit. With 14 TVs and an extensive array of craft beer and wine, The Summit is the perfect place to catch a game and catch up with friends. Located just off the bunny slope, The Mountain Top Café is a quick and convenient stop for those on the go to get some quality cuisine before getting back to the excitement of the resort. Make no mistake; Chestnut Mountain isn’t just a winter wonderland. It’s full of summertime excitement. There’s no shortage of awesome activities in the warmer months on the mountain. Take a thrill ride down the Alpine Slide, cruise the might Mississippi River, get your adrenaline going on the Soaring Eagle zip line or drive a Segway through the scenic Chestnut hills. Take a bike ride on the resort’s trails and see the area’s unique natural beauty up close. Put your putter to the test on our 18-hole mini golf course, or let the Frisbees fly on our 9-hold disc golf course. Whatever your interests and abilities, you’re going to find something you love at Chestnut this summer. There’s just so much to do and so much fun to be had!