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Grant Park

Park Ave (600 Block), Galena, IL
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Nice stroll

To make a long story short, my husband and I loved this park!! Views were amazing!! The historical... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2016
Dawn V
via mobile
Nice stroll through a very green, pleasant park

It is a nice stop. Several cannons from several wars with a nice view of "downtown" Galena. The... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2016
Chicago, 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 August 2016 via mobile

To make a long story short, my husband and I loved this park!! Views were amazing!! The historical facts about the cannons and the WWl weapon were interesting!! If we could've walked further and had the time we would have. Maybe next time.

1  Thank Dawn V
Reviewed 28 July 2016

It is a nice stop. Several cannons from several wars with a nice view of "downtown" Galena. The grass was very green. The only part I didn't like was that I was there in the morning and there was no concrete walkway that went directly...More

Thank Jim0001MontebelloCA
Reviewed 25 July 2016

After shopping on Main St for hours, our 6 yo needed some play time. Very nice playground and swings were exactly what she needed before we made the long drive home

Thank Melissa H
Reviewed 6 July 2016

This is a nice park where there are plenty of benches in shady areas to just sit and view the city and people watch. There are some statues and interesting cannons with signs explaining what they are and where they came from which was very...More

Thank Sally M
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

The perfect respite from all the shopping you'll do! This relaxing, well-maintained park offers great photo opportunities and options to explore. There are historical markers -- statues, cannons -- and personal ones (a combined human/canine water fountain erected in honor of someone's beloved pet). We...More

Thank Lisa R
Reviewed 28 June 2016

The picture shows the old blacksmith shop on the west bank of the Galena river so perhaps not the best representation of the park. The main part is on the east side, and offers a great panoramic view of the city from the river up...More

Thank willearnest
Reviewed 24 June 2016

Nice little park for a stroll. Well maintained with a nice fountain. Interesting cannons if you are into that. Play area for kids.

Thank John38474
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Grant Park offers 3.5 acres of relaxation and history with a full complement of park amenities (pavilion, gazebo, restrooms, basketball) as well as historic cannons and monuments. It is conveniently accessible to downtown Galena with a pedestrian bridge over the Galena River and the Canadian...More

Thank IA_Hawks
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Grant Park is a wonderful little park that boasts a terrific view of Galena, and the park itself is beautiful! It is a very peaceful and clean park and we enjoyed all of the sights in the park!

Thank Sugars4
Reviewed 19 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
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