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Grant Park

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Address: Park Ave (600 Block), Galena, IL

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Beautiful park and views!

Beautiful park to take a walk in and take photos overlooking the city and river. Lovely perrenials and a few canons and a statue of Grant with a fountain.

Reviewed 18 June 2016
West Bend, Wisconsin
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West Bend, Wisconsin
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11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2016

Beautiful park to take a walk in and take photos overlooking the city and river. Lovely perrenials and a few canons and a statue of Grant with a fountain.

Thank atvgirl
Orange City, Iowa
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40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2016

Galena, IL is a great spot to visit... been thru here many times, But Grant park is full of history and locals will come and talk to you as well., Nice place to just get away and go your pace,,,,, My kids like the history of the park as well..

Thank JonnysPlace
Chicago, Illinois
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59 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2016

We actually stumbled upon this park. We went for a walk after dinner along the Galena River and crossed the bridge to the park. There are quite a few cannons, a soaring statue of General Grant, a fountain, some benches and a playground. It's a wonderful place to sit and relax after dinner or get away from the bustling downtown.... More 

Thank JulesM1958
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66 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Clean park with easy access to walking/biking path. Lovely view of the river and downtown. Great playground area for families.

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Galena, Illinois
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Have always loved strolling through this park. You can sit and view the downtown from the east. Watch some kayaks go by and listen to children playing on the swings. Lovely 1930's or 1940's water fountain that have cherubs all around. A gazebo to chat with love ones. Amazing park.

Thank A M
Pewaukee, Wi
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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2016

This park covers approximately 1.5-2 city blocks. Terrain is moderate with paved walking paths and plenty of green space. The park contains a beautiful gazebo, a very nice fountain, a larger-than-life statue of U.S. Grant, multiple cannons and a picnic area with a few playground "toys". The park overlooks the Galena/Fever River and the city. Along the walkways are benches... More 

Thank skarolek
Peru, Illinois
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299 reviews
186 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

Like the name suggests, this park is a tribute to President Grant. What makes it better are the statues and the view of Galena. It's not far from the Grant home and a perfect place to sit down and enjoy the day.

Thank John W
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8 reviews
Reviewed 27 May 2016

Many benches and shade, able to just sit and read with my dogs (mostly) sleeping on the grass next to me. Easy walk across the bridge to downtown shops. Really just a nice green space in a welcoming little town!

Thank Bill M
Galena, Illinois
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39 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2016

beautiful park with a lot of rich history.Goes to the bridge over Galena River to down town Galena. Awesome Army stories.

Thank Twiggy1949
Northern Illinois
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

The first cannon used? The footing of strategic men's minds and the energy that went into leading the Union Army to victory, all here; beneath your feet. The land carries the feeling of energy of what has gone before. In the fall the trees decorate the park in gold and orange and if you choose to use the gazebo to... More 

Thank LoveH20

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