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All reviews gravel road hiking trails wheel drive views are amazing short walk from the parking lot flora and fauna beautiful area mississippi river hike solstice telescope picnic butterfly washboard vista town wildflowers
Great area to gather and/or hike. High on a hill with lookouts everywhere and viewing scopes to get up closer. Reading plaques that are great learning tools. Perfect for families and those that want easy light hikes with terrific views of Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois and...More
I tried to go there and when we arrived, the gate was closed with a sign that read "temporarily closed." For a park that promises to be open year-round, it was very disappointing. There was a lot of snow on the ground, but again, it...More
Nicely done; wonderful walk and great info placards about what you are seeing--whether it was plants/trees, or the flying birds that you may see. Great explanation of the seasonal solstice and use of the viewing area! Great place for FREE to take the kids and...More
If your near Galena --this is worth a visit. It's just 5 minutes south of Galena--and a simple drive up the mound. The only time it might be a problem is if it snowed.Otherwise--you don't need a 4 wheel.The folks to put this together should...More
We visited on a cool Friday afternoon. The gps directions & roadsign for ‘horseshoe mound’ led us well. The one lane gravel road was a bit steep & windy but our car didn’t have troubles. There was one other car when we arrived and 2...More
I wasn't aware of a chapel, but your question peaked my interest! I found (I think) what you are referring to. Check out Sinsinawa Mound - it's not far from Galena. And now I want to check it out next time we are in the... More
I wasn't aware of a chapel, but your question peaked my interest! I found (I think) what you are referring to. Check out Sinsinawa Mound - it's not far from Galena. And now I want to check it out next time we are in the area!