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Afternoon fun

Tried out the resort for the first time. A great location to learn how to ski in Iowa. Their are... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Dubuque, Iowa
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Vacation Fun

First time skiing for the whole family. I liked that we paid only $39 for rental and lift for the... read more

Reviewed January 6, 2019
Wilton, Iowa
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Sundown Mountain Resort in Dubuque, Iowa is one of the best Midwest ski resorts and the premier destination to take your family skiing and snowboarding this winter! Conveniently located in the heart of the Midwest, Sundown Mountain Resort attracts...more
16991 Asbury Rd, Dubuque, IA 52002-9493
+1 563-556-6676
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tried out the resort for the first time. A great location to learn how to ski in Iowa. Their are enough runs to be challenged and learn how to ski. The runs aren’t long, but it is Iowa.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

First time skiing for the whole family. I liked that we paid only $39 for rental and lift for the beginner hill. I wish it was a little longer though.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank randallm750
Reviewed December 31, 2018

We spent the weekend in Dubuque and Galena. It was my son’s first time skiing. He had lessons at Chestnut and Sundown. I couldn’t praise the staff at Sundown more. I was beyond happy with the professionalism of everyone from the lift ticket office, the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Maggie C
Reviewed December 16, 2018

Would highly recommend right away when they open if u have kids. Later in the day it gets busier and definitely more danger with new skiers. Only complaint is that they have another lift down their main hill that they turn on far too late...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank CHilkin
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Visited this resort on a tour of midwestern ski resorts as part of my bucket list to ski at least one resort in all states that have them. Pretty good midwestern ski hill with easy access from town. The terrain has decent variety to keep...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank keithegan2018
Reviewed April 30, 2018

i have never been skiing and they took us step by step of what to do and how to do it. They have baby slops for people like me and big slops for those with more experience. they even have something for those that don't...More

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank danigirlluv
Reviewed February 19, 2018

This resort is great! They have decent runs which are usually not icy as many in the area are. But where they really shine is the wonderful staff. They are friendly and professional. The instructors will help people without a formal lesson. The resort is...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Lori N
Reviewed February 9, 2018

My large family has been going to the same ski resort (Chestnut Mountain in Galena, IL) since I was a teenager. Now my husband and I take our own daughter (12 yrs old) skiing there every winter as well. Since we've been going there forever,...More

Date of experience: February 2018
3  Thank MrsEEV
Reviewed February 5, 2018

Took a 6 and 11 year old skiing. Sam the instructor took them from the kids area to the main ski hill as he saw they were ready. Great instructor. Skied backward to keep an eye on them as they skied the main hill. Great...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Dan S
Reviewed February 12, 2017 via mobile

Went to Sundown Mountain (Hill) with friends and had a fun time. Easy to get to with no traffic and hardly anyone skiing at night which felt like we owned the hill. The new ticket building is very clean and the bar afterwards was booming...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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