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Grant Park

Park Ave (600 Block), Galena, IL
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Great peaceful visit

Went through a a stroll on a brisk spring day, beautiful, well maintained park. Enjoyed reading all... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2017
Chicago, Illinois
What a delightful park across the river from downtown Galena

We parked our car in town and our granddaughter wanted to see the bridge over the river. We ended... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2017
Deerfield, Illinois
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“nice park” (25 reviews)
“galena river” (29 reviews)
Park Ave (600 Block), Galena, IL
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Reviewed 1 April 2017

Went through a a stroll on a brisk spring day, beautiful, well maintained park. Enjoyed reading all the historical background information posted throughout. Will be even more beautiful when it warms up a bit!

Thank Debe1204
Reviewed 26 March 2017

We parked our car in town and our granddaughter wanted to see the bridge over the river. We ended up walking across and seeing the lovely park on the other side. It is simple, yet beautiful, with historical cannons here and there that are all...More

Thank RJK_Chicago
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Grant Park is a short walk from downtown via a footbridge across the river. There are several old cannons of various ages with information about their origins, a picnic pavilion, restrooms, and a walking path along the river. We walked from the first footbridge to...More

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Reviewed 24 February 2017

If you are on a tight budget on your trip to Galena but still want to eat well and enjoy the town then bring a picnic and eat in Grant Park. There are plenty of benches in the park and some picnic tables. The views...More

Thank deanabingham
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Nice walkabout to see and learn more about American history. Enjoyed the trail along the Galena river.

Thank Jojocola
Reviewed 25 November 2016

Great place for a picnic or a quick walk. You will get the perfect picture with the Downtown in the background.

Thank JazminSchroeder
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

This is a pretty cool historic park it is well cared for and has some cool views. There is a statue of U. S. Grant in the middle of the park and there is some old cannons and other military equipment throughout the park. For...More

Thank The_GR_Blade
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I think it is the 2nd weekend in October they have a big country fair in Grant's park. Lots to see and eats, music and a lot of items to see and buy. It is worth the trip to see.

Thank Pat R
Reviewed 17 October 2016

I love to spend time in Grant's park. It is a quiet place most afternoons to read a book, enjoy the fountain, or just enjoy the view.

Thank Galena2016review
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Went here for the Country Fair. Nice park with beautiful view. Sidewalk runs along the railroad tracks. Multiple bridges for access across the water.

Thank TishNak
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