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Grant Park

Park Ave (600 Block), Galena, IL
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Relaxation and History

Grant Park offers 3.5 acres of relaxation and history with a full complement of park amenities... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2016
IA_Hawks
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Iowa
A terrific place to take a walk and the scenery is beautiful!

Grant Park is a wonderful little park that boasts a terrific view of Galena, and the park itself is... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2016
Sugars4
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Iowa
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Park Ave (600 Block), Galena, IL
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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
Reviewed 6 June 2016

Galena, IL is a great spot to visit... been thru here many times, But Grant park is full of history and locals will come and talk to you as well., Nice place to just get away and go your pace,,,,, My kids like the history...More

Thank JonnysPlace
Reviewed 4 June 2016

We actually stumbled upon this park. We went for a walk after dinner along the Galena River and crossed the bridge to the park. There are quite a few cannons, a soaring statue of General Grant, a fountain, some benches and a playground. It's a...More

Thank JulesM1958
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Clean park with easy access to walking/biking path. Lovely view of the river and downtown. Great playground area for families.

1  Thank Michelle F
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Have always loved strolling through this park. You can sit and view the downtown from the east. Watch some kayaks go by and listen to children playing on the swings. Lovely 1930's or 1940's water fountain that have cherubs all around. A gazebo to chat...More

Thank A M
Reviewed 31 May 2016

This park covers approximately 1.5-2 city blocks. Terrain is moderate with paved walking paths and plenty of green space. The park contains a beautiful gazebo, a very nice fountain, a larger-than-life statue of U.S. Grant, multiple cannons and a picnic area with a few playground...More

Thank skarolek
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

Like the name suggests, this park is a tribute to President Grant. What makes it better are the statues and the view of Galena. It's not far from the Grant home and a perfect place to sit down and enjoy the day.

Thank John W
Reviewed 27 May 2016

Many benches and shade, able to just sit and read with my dogs (mostly) sleeping on the grass next to me. Easy walk across the bridge to downtown shops. Really just a nice green space in a welcoming little town!

Thank Bill M
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