Who owns Chestnut Mountain Resort?
Louis businessman Joe Burstein since 1979. The Paul family, who purchased the property, has been residents of rural Jo Daviess County and the Galena area for over 20 years. The area received a lot of upgrades over the last few years and offers some of the best skiing and riding in the lower Midwest.
Does Galena have skiing?
Located 3 hours west of Chicago, the Galena ski resort is the largest of the four ski resorts in Illinois. Its 70 snow guns keep slopes open for skiing and snowboarding along its 19 runs. Chestnut Mountain features 220 skiable acres and a 475-foot vertical drop with runs for beginners to experts.
How many runs does Chestnut Mountain have?
Chestnut Mountain’s winter terrain is meant for all ages and skill levels to enjoy. Whether you’re a seasoned snowboarder or a first time skier – you’ll feel at home on our slopes. Our 475-foot vertical drop weaves 3,500 feet through 19 runs, ranging from bunny hills to black diamonds.
Does Chestnut Mountain have tubing?
Chestnut Mountain Snow Tubing, Chestnut Mountain Sledding.
How many acres is Chestnut Mountain?
Bridgestone Nature Reserve Chestnut Mountain. This 5,700- acre mountain forest constitutes the largest land donation in The Nature Conservancy’s history of working in Tennessee.
What county is Galena Illinois in?
Galena is the county seat of Jo Daviess County. Learn more about Jo Daviess County at the county government website, www.jodaviess.org.