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.   

 

Grant Park

Address

625 Park Avenue

3.5 acres

A festival happening in Grant Park

Amenities

  • Pavilion with tables
  • Gazebo
  • Fountain
  • Restrooms
  • Drinking fountain
  • Basketball court
  • Playground
  • Historic cannons & monuments
  • Walk bridge across Galena River to Downtown

 

 

 


 Recreation Park

Address

1721 Field Street 

8.5 acres

Aerial view of Recreation Park

Amenities

  • Horseshoe pits (2)
  • Shuffleboard courts (2)
  • Basketball courts (2)
  • Sand volleyball courts (2)
  • Croquet field
  • Concession stand located at pool

 

 

 


Galena River Trail 

Address

1107 Park Ave
8.8 miles
Bikers on Galena River Trail

Amenities

  • 8.8 mile hard-surfaced, fine-crushed rock trail
  • Seasonal restroom
  • Drinking fountain
  • Interpretive signs
  • Picnic tables
  • Trail is closed annually during firearm deer hunting season

 

 

 

 


Old Cemetery Park

Address

S Dodge Street
5 acres
Gazebo on grassy area next to trail

Amenities

  • Old City Historic Cemetery
  • Playground
  • Basketball court
  • Picnic tables
  • Gazebo
  • Drinking fountain

 

 

 

 


Depot Park

Address

91 Bouthillier Street
10 acres

sidewalk intersection in park

Amenities

  • Picnic tables
  • Galena River Trail trailhead and parking
  • Boat dock and ramp with trailer parking
  • Fishing

 

 

 

 


Galena Dog Park

Address

503 Louieville Court off Fifth Street & West Powder House Hill Road
3 acres
Galena dog park logo

Amenities

 

 

 

 


Canoe/Kayak Launch

Address

West side of the Galena River off Gear Street
Canoe and Kayak Launch sign

Amenities

  • Accessible launch area for canoes and kayaks
  • Picnic tables
  • Vehicle and boat trailer day parking 

 

 

 

 


Galena Boat Dock

Address

Bouthillier Street at Depot Park

boat launch and dock

Amenities

  • Picnic tables
  • Concrete boat ramp
  • Boat docking
  • Vehicle and boat trailer day parking

 

 

 

 


Muchow Park

Address

Bouthillier Street
0.5 acres

landscaping with small green shrubs

Amenities

  • Picnic tables
  • Drinking fountain
  • Bicycle rack

 

 

 

 


Gateway Park

Address

9300 Powder House Road
180 acres
large open field

Amenities

  • Scenic views
  • Hiking trails
  • Drinking fountain

 

 

 

 


Bouthillier Street Park

Address

Bouthillier Street
0.5 acres
Bouthillier Street Park logo with tree with orange leaves

Amenities

  • Playground equipment
  • Open space

 

 

 

 


Hill Street Park

Address

Hill Street
slides on playground

Amenities

  • Playground equipment
  • Picnic tables

 

 

 

 

 

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