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ski and snowboard resort Near Chicago

Chestnut Mountain Resort is a snowboarding park near Chicago, fit for all types of snow sports enthusiasts, amateurs and professionals. Beginners can freely learn the basics of skiing and snowboarding from our professional instructors. More advanced skiers and snowboarders, on the other hand, can turn Chestnut Mountain Resort into their playground. With our range of amenities, facilities, and services, we provide our guests with nothing but an exciting skiing and snowboarding experience.


All About Having Fun: Let Loose and Hit Those Slopes


Skiing and snowboarding at Chestnut Mountain are all about having a grand time, and we sure know how to make your trip worthwhile with these offers:

  • No Frills, Just Thrills Package
    Based on double occupancy, our No Frills, Just Thrills package gives you an all-day lift ticket for each staying person at $299 a night. (Holiday Rates start at $319; 12/20/19 – 01/4/20, 01/17/20 – 01/19/20 & 02/14/20 – 02/16/20)
  • Ski, Stay & Dine Package
    Based on double occupancy, our Ski, Stay & Dine Package comes with a complimentary group lesson for $379. On top of that, a night’s stay with our Weekend Ski Package gives you two meal vouchers for any of our restaurants, and an all-day lift ticket for every person in the room. *(Package is Available 12/13/19 – 03/15/20)
  • Kids Stay & Ski Free
    Starting at $109 per night plus tax, Sunday – Thursday, kids 12 & under Stay & Ski Free with two paying adults.  (Package is Available 01/5/20 – 03/22/20)  * Rental not included and lift tickets can only be used Monday – Friday.


Chestnut Mountain’s slopes are meant for all levels of skiers and boarders to enjoy. Our 475-foot vertical drop meanders 3,500 feet through 19 runs, ranging from novice to black diamond. 475 feet seems pretty steep, but don’t worry, we’ve got two quad chairs, four triple chairs, two conveyor lifts and one surface lift to get you back up to the top.

Our 20,000 square foot ski center is home to Mountainside Outfitters – featuring brand name ski and snowboard clothing, goggles, hats, souvenirs and clothing rental. Inside the ski center you’ll also find an equipment rental area featuring Elan Discovery Ski Rental and Burton Learn to Ride snowboard rentals, ticketing outlet and winter sports school. Full ski and snowboard repair and tuning services are available as well.


Chestnut Mountain’s winter terrain isn’t just great for skiers; it’s a winter playground for snowboarders as well. Transworld has chosen Chestnut Mountain as their top-rated Midwest snowboard park for three years running! Our terrain park, the Farside, is the largest of its kind in the Midwest – containing more than 25 rails and an array of features, and is served by its own triple chair lift and surface lift. It’s kind of a big deal.