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Chestnut Mountain Resort

8700 Chestnut Dr, Galena, IL 61036-8787
+1 815-777-1320
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Alpine Slides!

We visited for the Alpine Slides - what a great time! My husband and 7 year old had a blast! We... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Kate D
Awesome zipline!

I only stopped here to do the zip line and I wished I could've stayed longer. The line was so fun... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Roberta A
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8700 Chestnut Dr, Galena, IL 61036-8787
+1 815-777-1320
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited for the Alpine Slides - what a great time! My husband and 7 year old had a blast! We visited after 5pm so the unlimited pass was $20. It was a week day so there was no line. The views are breath taking...More

Thank Kate D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I only stopped here to do the zip line and I wished I could've stayed longer. The line was so fun and gave an amazing view of the river, I would definitely do it again!

Thank Roberta A
Reviewed 26 April 2017

We visited Chestnut Mountain to ride the Soaring Eagle Zip Line. The service team went above and beyond to take care of us so that we had an amazing experience. Melissa and the zip line operator were completely attentive and personable. These folks know the...More

Thank AC7077
Reviewed 26 April 2017

After a recommendation from a conscierge we had dinner at the Resort. Most disappointing meal we've had in a while. Chicken sandwich chosen only because the choices were so few, was dry andtasteless. My companion's Tilapia sandwich was overlooked dry and tasteless. The wait staff...More

Thank Eugenia M
Reviewed 22 April 2017

I have been to Chestnut for dinner, skiing, and hiking. The views cannot be beaten. IT is the hands down best view in Galena. There are two beautiful short hikes you must take if you do not do anything else. One is to the right...More

Thank Chicamaymay
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Our suite was decent, in the off-season. I am certain the curling wall paper, the corroded bath tub, the nasty shower head, and the kitchen table repaired a few times with nails will all be repaired / replaced in the remodel. If not Chestnut will...More

Thank Jim K
Reviewed 31 March 2017

This place is on our summer list! They have awesome views and activities that are wonderful for the winter months. But, we cannot wait for the summer. It looks to be a lot of fun! We are excitedly planning our next adventure here!

Thank driesinc
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We have been there a few times just for dinner and drinks. Good food, always done perfect and nice wine list.

Thank bunkyf
Reviewed 15 March 2017

I was given a birthday gift where we traveled down the Mississippi River on a paddle wheel river boat and stayed overnight at Chestnut Mountain Resort. I have been back inlater years to ski at the same resort. I love the river bluff top views....More

Thank david_hance_iowa
Reviewed 10 March 2017

We only went out to the resort to check it out and grab a meal at the restaurant. The food was delicious and service was great! We LOVED sitting by the window and enjoying a gorgeous view while we ate!!

Thank em57moore
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Jill W
Pet friendly?
24 October 2016|
Response from Milan B | Reviewed this property |
In general, yes. They'll welcome pets into the rooms, but I'm not certain you'd want them in the dining room (unless they're service dogs) or the bar area.
I'm trying to find info on the boat ride. Their website only mentions Prairie du Chien in Wis. I called & left message, but no call back yet. Maybe weekend would be better time to call. How did you find out about the boat? Do you have contact info? Thanks!
7 October 2016|
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Response from Janet L | Reviewed this property |
We did a Mississippi boat ride from Dubuque. I would recommend the rides from Dubuque. We didn't see the boat at Chestnut.