Parks - City of Galena


The City of Galena strives to offer a high quality of life for its residents and visitors through diverse, well-kept parks and open spaces.  The following is a list of the city owned parks and their amenities.   


  Park/Location Amenities
Grant Park
Park Avenue
3.5 acres
  • Pavilion with Tables
  • Gazebo
  • Fountain
  • Restrooms
  • Drinking Fountain
  • Playground
  • Basketball Court
  • Historic Cannons &  Monuments
  • Walk Bridge Across Galena River to Downtown
  • Location Map 
Recreation Park
Field Street
8.5 acres
Park Map
  • Skateboard and BMX Bike Park
  • Swimming Pool
  • Softball Fields
  • 7 Pavilions with Tables (Click here for map)
  • Restrooms
  • Playgrounds
  • Horseshoe Pits (2)
  • Shuffle Board (2 courts)
  • Basketball Courts (2)
  • Bocce Ball Courts (2) (Coming Soon)
  • Sand Volleyball Courts (2)
  • Croquet Field
  • Concession Stand Located at Pool


Galena River Trail

6 miles

  • Six mile hard surfaced finely crushed rock trail
  • Seasonal restroom
  • Drinking fountain
  • Interpretive signs
  • Picnic Tables
  • Trail regulations
  • Trail is closed annually during Firearm Deer Hunting Season
Old Cemetery Park
Dodge Street
5 acres
  • Old City Historic Cemetery
  • Playground
  • Basketball Court
  • Picnic Tables
  • Gazebo
  • Drinking Fountain
  • Location Map
Depot Park
Bouthillier Street
10 Acres
  • Picnic Tables
  • Galena River Trail Trailhead and Parking
  • Boat Dock and Ramp with Trailer Parking
  • Fishing


Galena Boat Dock

Bouthillier Street at Depot Park

  • Picnic Tables
  • Concrete Boat Ramp
  • Boat docking
  • Vehicle and boat trailer day parking
  • Seasonal restroom
  • No Fee Use
Muchow Park
Bouthillier Street
.5 acres
  • Picnic Tables
  • Drinking Fountain
  • Bicycle Rack





Gateway Park
9300 Powder House Road
100 acres
East Side Tot Lot
Bouthillier Street
.5 acres
  • Playground Equipment
  • Open Space
West Side Tot Lot
Hill Street
.5 acres
  • Playground Equipment
  • Picnic Tables


The City of Galena
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Galena, Il 61036
T 815.777.1050
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About Us
The City of Galena is located in the unglaciated area of Northwest Illinois. Our rolling hills, history, 19th century architecture and opportunities for year round outdoor recreation attract nearly a million visitors a year. Galena is a safe, healthy and vibrant place to raise a family, start a business or enjoy retirement. Click here for a short video about Galena’s unique lifestyle.
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