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Great unexpected County Fair event; Great deals and Walking Taco was the best. Lotsa Vendors and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chicago, Illinois
Historical & Relaxing Park

Grant Park is located near the center of downtown Galena, Illinois on a hill on the banks of the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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“large statue” (8 reviews)
Park Ave, Galena, IL 61036
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great unexpected County Fair event; Great deals and Walking Taco was the best. Lotsa Vendors and Selections.

Thank lindacspears
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Grant Park is located near the center of downtown Galena, Illinois on a hill on the banks of the Galena River. Galena is a small town in Northwestern Illinois and is located about 165 miles west of Chicago and about 100 miles east of Waterloo,...More

Thank rockyjoe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just a short walk across the pedestrian bridge (beautiful views!), over the river, to the well-maintained Grant Park. Old war trophy canons and a large statue of General Grant. Well worth the stroll across the bridge.

Thank Raintree_Thailand
Reviewed 13 September 2017

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 11 September 2017

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 10 September 2017 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 9 September 2017

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 29 August 2017

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 10 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
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Julie G
11 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