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Grant Park

Park Ave, Galena, IL 61036
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My husband and I have gone to Galena 3 times in the last year and we love it here. This time my... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Julie E
Beautiful oasis of beauty and peace

This is one of the loviest parks. It has interesting statues and cannons with plaques to read that... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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“galena river” (31 reviews)
“nice walk” (6 reviews)
Park Ave, Galena, IL 61036
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I have gone to Galena 3 times in the last year and we love it here. This time my nubby decided to bring his Metal Detector to do some "treasure hunting", while he did that I walked the park and then took...More

Thank Julie E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the loviest parks. It has interesting statues and cannons with plaques to read that give you historical facts. The view over the river is breathtaking. It is truly an old fashioned park and one you will enjoy.

Thank set2go52
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great park! Views, monuments, history and flora. There is also a walking bridge to Main St area. Stop and enjoy!!

Thank ReneeCarlson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thie park overlooks the Galena River, the town and the railroad tracks. It has a pedestrian bridge and includes a gazebo, fountain, cannons, a statue and lots of benches to take in the views.

Thank loriandgerald
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Small quaint park....we walked on the bridge and over the Galena River from the historical Main Street in Galena. Was a nice little walk...not tons to see but some good photo ops. Pretty view and saw people,kayaking on the river as we crossed the bridge...More

Thank marybT5775QN
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This is a smaller, self guided tour of statues, cannons, etc. Very nice. If you are there anyway, walk through.

Thank srmvalleygirl
Reviewed 9 August 2017

A nice and green park in the center of the city with good displays and lot of free area to stroll. Access is easy and is not very crowded. It has some military equipment on display along with a statue of Grant.

Thank PNRao
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

We used the park most often after dinner to walk off a few calories in the cool of the evening...walking along the levee taking in the sights in town. However, it is also worth taking a spin around the cannon and monuments.

1  Thank Deborah W
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

After being on crowded main street this is a nice break. Has lots of history and the kids liked all the cannons. A nice place to relax and take in the view. Lots of benches and very well taken care of.

Thank Wendy S
Reviewed 3 July 2017

We enjoyed crossing the river and walking in the park area on both sides of the river. nice and clean. Can see the town very nicely from this view. gazabo with a couple getting married while we were there. There were a group of kids...More

Thank GiGiWest23
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Julie G
10 September 2017|
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Response from iowa_mom_ks | Reviewed this property |
We took a short drive to Elizabeth from Galena. There is a big antique mall in the former high school and a couple places on the Main Street (highway 20), plus a little cafe/coffee/sandwich place. Also a fort. We stayed in... More