Plan Your Vacation

Reserve online or call 1-800-397-1320
to speak with us directly. Must be 21 to make reservation.



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Snow Report
Friday 2/5/2016
Snow (24 Hours): Trace
Base Depth: 33"-54"
22 Trails Open


The Midwest's Premier Ski Resort

Galena Mississippi Explorer Cruises

Do not resist the temptation to take one of our 1 1/2 hour Mississippi River cruises. Wildlife viewing, historical vignettes, geological curiosities and drop-dead beautiful riverscapes make this one of the area's most compelling side trips. All cruises include Alpine Slide/Scenic Chair Ride to and from departure area. Maximum boat capacity is 39 people.

Individual Cruise Rates

Ages 12 and older Ages 7-11
Ages 3-6 2 and under
$30 $25 $20 Free

For more information or to schedule a reservation, please call Chestnut
Mountain Resort at 800-397-1320 or email us at: or purchase your tickets online nowChestnut Mtn River Marker Location.   Please arrive one half hour prior to your reserved departure time. Advance purchase ticket pick up is located at in our MountainSide Outfitters Ski and Apparel Shop. 

Group Eco Cruise Packages

Group charters are available anytime (for a minimum of 25 people). Please call 800-397-1320 and let us arrange a custom built cruise for you.

"New" River Cruise Package Now Avaliable

 One nights lodging Friday or Saturday, 1 breakfast, 1 dinner, 1 alpine slide ride, 1 game of mini golf, and Mississippi River Cruise Saturday or Sunday.  Please call 800.397.1320 for more information or to book this package.  *Certain dates & restrictions apply

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Chestnut Mountain Resort - 8700 West Chestnut Road - P.O. Box 6328 - Galena, Illinois 61036
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