Chestnut Mountain is THE place in Galena, Illinois for great times and family fun, summer or winter. What can you do there? What CAN’T you do there?
Glide down from a pinnacle with a three-state view to the banks of the Mississippi on 2,050 feet of Chestnut Mountain’s alpine slide track. The view might take your breath away but the alpine slide ride is bound to. Wow!
Who can resist miniature golf? Chestnut Mountain’s fabulous, 18-hole, mini golf course is a great combination of fun and skill whether you’re a seasoned golfer or can’t tell a golf target from a hole in the ground …
For those who prefer their golf game to be a little more active, there’s disc golf! Chestnut Mountain’s 9-Hole Disc Golf course offers challenges for all levels of players while showing off the area’s unique natural beauty.
Mountain Biking, Hiking
Rent a mountain bike and hit the trails at Chestnut Mountain – or leave the bikes behind and just hike. Chestnut Mountain has numerous trails for various activities and levels of skill. Plus, Chestnut Mountain’s geology makes for some incredible scenery.
If hiking and biking sounds like too much work – or you’re just looking for something more unique to do – check out Chestnut Mountain’s Segway tour! With over 220 acres of Segway-friendly terrain, the up-to 90 minute tour never gets boring – and it includes an easy, Segway training session!
Mississippi Explorer Cruises
Feeling like something even more low-key? Take one of Chestnut Mountain’s 90-minute Mississippi River cruises! You’ll see wildlife, be treated to historical vignettes, and witness beautiful Mississippi riverscapes. Absolutely lovely.
As you can see, Chestnut Mountain offers a whole lot of the kind of fun summer is all about – and they offer skiing and snowboarding in the winter, too!
Lodging in Galena
Whenever you’re planning to be in the Galena area, Cloran Mansion Bed and Breakfast is here for you. We, too have our summer attractions: manicured outdoor gardens with an attractive waterfall, pond, and screened gazebo for you to enjoy. For those cooler spring, summer, and fall evenings, our fire-pit on the patio is a wonderful thing to cozy-up around. Come see what you’re missing!