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

Walked over to the park mostly to see Grant's statue. Lovely walk from downtown Galena to the park. If you are willing you can actually walk from downtown through the park and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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Belleville, Illinois
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Belleville, Illinois
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52 reviews 52 reviews
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Walked over to the park mostly to see Grant's statue. Lovely walk from downtown Galena to the park. If you are willing you can actually walk from downtown through the park and few blocks further to Grant's Home. (A lot of uphill)

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Davenport, Iowa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

Loved all the information and all the archives they had there about Grant and his family, and the war. Bought a book about Grant when we left. great book.

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Galena, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We attended a wedding in the park. The park is nicely landscaped with plenty of flowers that were in bloom. Their is a fountain located in the park that was also very pretty. The park also has some playground equipment for the kids to play on. There are many breathtaking views of downtown as well.

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King, Wisconsin
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Beautiful park by river which over looks downtown Galena. Great spot to picnic, hike or explore history.

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Morton Grove
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

I am an arts and crafts person and this is the place to visit around the second weekend in October. Better get there early on Friday or else it's bumper to bumper traffic for several miles going into Galena. I suggest you book your reservations a year ahead if you're staying overnight. It's a Saturday and Sunday event with lots... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Very lovely and a great view of the town. Nice to be able to walk around and take it slow. They even had a civil war reenactment while we were there.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

This park has lots of nice paths and benchs. Lots of Civil War memorabillia. Pretty water display and a gazebo. The views of Downtown Galena are great!

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Chicago
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63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

There is not much here. If you are walking through, this is a nice area. The name of the park is on a small hill that is viewable from the top of the tall stairs above main street.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

I would definitely have a family picnic here or just chill with a good book. A beautiful park to walk around and enjoy

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Tegucigalpa, Honduras
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We ended up here by accident (and luck). Main street, which has all the stores and tourist, was pretty full and no parking. So we decided to park at the other side of river, and found this peaceful park! Walked along river and enjoyed the silence. Not too many people, compared to the other side. Next time I visit, I... More 

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