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Address: Park Ave (600 Block), Galena, IL
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Great walking next to the river walk

If you are in Galena, must take a walk along the Grant Park river, very therapeutic and overpass bridge was real delightful short walk.

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 22, 2015
Kuin C
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Wilmette, Illinois
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Wilmette, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015 via mobile

If you are in Galena, must take a walk along the Grant Park river, very therapeutic and overpass bridge was real delightful short walk.

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Orem
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

Not a large park but historically significant. Crossing the bridge gives a perspective of how the harbor must have looked back "in the day".

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1 Thank Lowell J
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015 via mobile

The park is very clean it has real cannons from real wars it's very awesome it's nice to walk around the galena river they picked a good place for the park thanks galena

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Thank Nate B
Shannon, Illinois
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

A wonderful place to relax and take in the scenic riverside, hillside and historic village of Galena.

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Merrill, Wisconsin
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9 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

Easy to get to from the downtown. The aray of canons on display in this park is amazing! My husband couldn't believe that the canons were obtained by just requesting them. One was so old it was delivered to Galena even before the Civil War was over!

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Thank Sharon A
Carterville, Illinois
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62 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

The park is spacious and lovely. There is some historical information, but not too much reading. A beautiful place to relax on a pretty day

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1 Thank Bonnie M
Chicago
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43 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

This is a very pretty park with some cannons and some benches and some information about Ulysses Grant, plus great views of Galena on both sides of the river.

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Thank CleanfreakChicago
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015 via mobile

A must see park . This is the perfect park to take a picnic lunch and a blanket . We had an amazing view of the town while relaxing to the water flowing from the 1800's fountain. There's even a small playground and basketball court for the kids . Just an enjoyable way to spend an afternoon !

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Thank Seashoretraveling
Winnipeg, Manitoba
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

Went back twice to walk with my dog. A beautiful, well-tended park, with great views and plenty of history. Flower gardens, fountains, Grant's statue all added to the atmosphere. I was especially tickled by the dog fountain, placed in memory of a dog who used to come with his owner to the park everyday. In many ways, the park reminded... More 

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Thank elldee75
Glenwood, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

It was amazing to see these beautiful rolling hills.the stables for the Clydesdales were amazing. Such beautiful wood, immaculate, horses are so majestic. We enjoyed our visit and the farm was huge. Definitely worth your time to see Grant's Farm

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