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Gems in Galena - 3

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gem Favorite Thunderbird Effigy Mound was constructed by Native Americans 1000 years ago, with over a 200 foot wingspan!

Thunderbird Effigy Mound

(1) Galena, IL
gem Favorite The Mississippi River meanders in the distance on a beautiful fall day.

Cooke Overlook

(3) Galena, IL
gem Favorite The Council Ring is the perfect place to spend a summer day.

Council Ring

(3) Galena, IL

Galena Hiking

  • 17 Miles 27 Kilometers of Trail
  • 0 Recommended Routes
  • 3 Gems Gems
  • 9 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 4 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 0 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Galena - 13

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2.3 mi 3.7 km #1Galena River Trail: Aiken Segment
Easy
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3.4 mi 5.5 km #2Galena River Trail - Galena Junction Segment
Easy
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Easy
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1.4 mi 2.2 km #3Casper Bluff North Loop
Intermediate
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Intermediate
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0.3 mi 0.6 km #4Galena View Trail
Easy
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Easy
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0.2 mi 0.3 km #5Cooke Overlook Trail
Easy
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Easy
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0.5 mi 0.8 km #6South Loop
Intermediate
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Intermediate
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0.2 mi 0.4 km #7Galena View Trail (ADA Accessible)
Easy
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Easy
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0.6 mi 1.0 km #8Horseshoe Loop Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
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Intermediate/Difficult
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5.2 mi 8.4 km #9Grand Illinois Trail: Aiken to Blanding Landing Segment
Easy
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Easy
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1.2 mi 1.9 km #10Galena River Trail - Depot Park to Recreation Park
Easy
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Easy
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0.8 mi 1.2 km #11Galena River Trail - Buehler Segment
Easy
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Easy
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0.7 mi 1.2 km #12Loop Trail
Easy
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Easy
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0.2 mi 0.3 km #13Mills Sky Viewing Sanctuary Trail
Intermediate
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Intermediate
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Photos of Galena - 14

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The Council Ring is the perfect place to spend a summer day.
Feb 15, 2017 near Galena, IL
Summer wildflowers blanket Gateway Park outside of Galena.
Feb 17, 2017 near Galena, IL
The Mississippi River meanders in the distance on a beautiful fall day.
Feb 13, 2017 near Galena, IL
Come experience a picturesque winter wonderland on the Galena River Trail.
Feb 13, 2017 near Galena, IL
Cooke Overlook offers spectacular views as the trees erupt in their warm fall colors.
Feb 13, 2017 near Galena, IL
Enjoy the Galena River Trail on a chilly fall day to experience falling leaves, quiet forests, and peaceful solitude.
Feb 13, 2017 near Galena, IL
On the summer solstice, the stones in the Council Ring align with the setting sun.
Feb 15, 2017 near Galena, IL
The Mississippi River Overlook is a beautiful spot to be in the fall.
Feb 13, 2017 near Galena, IL