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Chestnut Mountain Resort

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8700 Chestnut Dr, Galena, IL 61036-8787
+1 815-777-1320
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Summer teen employee's attitudes need improvement!

We spent the day there, purchased the adventure package. It was extremely windy all day. So windy... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Janesville, Wisconsin
Sisters Weekend

Excellent time with sisters trying Alpine slide, Segway off road tour and fun, fun... Don't let up... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Darien, Wisconsin
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“zip line” (31 reviews)
“alpine slide” (72 reviews)
8700 Chestnut Dr, Galena, IL 61036-8787
+1 815-777-1320
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We spent the day there, purchased the adventure package. It was extremely windy all day. So windy that that they closed down the zip line. We did the alpine slide four times, played disc and miniature golf. Sadly we missed out on the zip line...More

Thank dlk333
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent time with sisters trying Alpine slide, Segway off road tour and fun, fun... Don't let up on the Alpine throttle. Segway tour is fat tire and great adventure... different than thin tire tours I had done in past. The 6:30pm tour at sunset is...More

Thank Vivian1421
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came here for the afternoon when visiting Galena but did not stay at the hotel. Family rode the alpine slide (unlimited) and zip line (once) and chair lift. A round of mini golf or disc golf was included in the package. Price was $35 a...More

Thank Steve G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family has visited the resort several times, although we have never stayed there. We usually come as day trippers to do the Alpine slide and zip line. The Alpine slide is fantastic and if you buy the kids a day pass, they can slide...More

Thank HikerEllie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came here to try our first experience of a zipline. It may not be as adventurous as those that you hang from and wind around the trees, but for first timers, this was great. You are hauled way up in a two-seat contraption, and...More

1  Thank mmbcross
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This resort has 4-season appeal for families. There are all sorts of activities..Segway tours, zip-lining, river tour, great views, etc. Plus, it has the added advantage of being close to Galena with all its history, shops, and restaurants.

Thank Deborah W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for 4 nights as our base for seeing Galena and engaging in some of the activities here. Specifically, we did the alpine slide and the Segway trail tour. The alpine slide was all right but more suited to younger patrons in my...More

Thank Shirley C
Reviewed July 12, 2017

We went by boat, took the lift up and had a few cocktails at the lounge. The view was spectacular, beer was ice cold. Would have ate but wasn't hungry. Took the toboggan ride down the hill. Place was busy for summer! Will go back...More

Thank John L
Reviewed June 25, 2017

Enjoyed our day trip to the lodge. Went on the river boat cruise and ate lunch in the bar/grill. Good food. Love they have summer activities.

1  Thank lnooc n
Reviewed June 25, 2017 via mobile

We have been out here several times, we have had dinner , done the alpine slide and this time did the Zipline . Was so much fun ! I have a terrible fear of heights ,but had no problem doing this. It moves faster than...More

Thank jaredsgirl
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Jill W
October 23, 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.
October 6, 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.