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Grant Park

Park Ave (600 Block), Galena, IL
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Great addition to town

This park is an excellent beautiful addition to this quaint little town. I've been going to Galena... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
SuziCalla
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Chicago, Illinois
Nice walk and scenery

Take the pedestrian bridge over the river into the park. You will see Grant's statue and the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
iowa_mom_ks
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Ames, Iowa
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“nice park” (25 reviews)
“galena river” (29 reviews)
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Park Ave (600 Block), Galena, IL
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This park is an excellent beautiful addition to this quaint little town. I've been going to Galena for many many years and when I went back and saw they added the park I was extremely happy. You can go below the bridge and fish or...More

Thank SuziCalla
Reviewed 1 week ago

Take the pedestrian bridge over the river into the park. You will see Grant's statue and the cannon that fired the first shot of the Civil War. Nice views and pleasant walk.

Thank iowa_mom_ks
Reviewed 1 week ago

This park has great views of the town. There are plenty of benches to sit, many are in shade. The VFW has done a great job of obtaining and preserving cannon from the various wars. There are informative historical markers with information about the town...More

Thank James W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here and had a picnic. Very picturesque. Enjoyed the different cannons and the walk bridge.

Thank OrnateBoxTurtle
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The view of galena and the river is amazing. Take a stroll by the water front and even cross the bridge. A must see.

Thank Yvonne D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Brief walk from the town. Nice place to sit and enjoy views with food and your favorite beverage! Some historical markers too.

Thank Andrew D
Reviewed 23 April 2017

A short walk across the bridge (over the Galena River) from downtown Galena is this park commemorating General Grant. There are some displays here and many benches to sit down and relax.

1  Thank Pat T
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Charming well kept area just below Ulysses Grant home. Pagoda, cannons, well mown lawn..really quite charming!

Thank AaronFWA
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Great history on a wonderful pathway that can be as short or as long as you create it to be. Loaded with many pokemon stops at several historical locations.

Thank Jim K
Reviewed 2 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
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