Located just outside historic Galena, Illinois, Chestnut Mountain Resort stands 475 feet above the mighty Mississippi River. With nineteen trails ranging from bunny to black diamond and the most diverse snowboard terrain park in the Midwest, Chestnut Mountain is a skiing and snowboarding paradise. Our nine lifts serve up to 10,000 guests per hour so youll spend your time going down the runs, not waiting to go up them. The Village Ski Center Pro Shop has over 20,000 square feet of the latest ski and snowboard gear, including rental services, and a knowledgeable staff to take care of every need. Throughout our full service resort, you'll find relaxing rooms, fabulous restaurants, an indoor pool, sauna and free wireless Internet to help you relax after an exciting day on the slopes.