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Linmar Gardens

504 S Prospect St Galena, Illinois 61036 | 815.777.1177
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The enchanting Linmar Gardens is nestled on a hillside overlooking the historic town of Galena. The secluded and privately owned three and one-half acre garden sits atop natural outcroppings which have been enhanced with hand built terraces. Meander on a guided tour along paths through a collection of vibrant annual and perennial flowers, planted artistically around the inviting grounds. Water features include flowing brooks, ponds, and a twenty-foot waterfall cascading from a natural bluff. A replica of a small mine cut into the side of a limestone wall and a sunken garden built in the ruins of one of the first African-American churches in Illinois are among other unexpected delights. Two gazebos provide a place to reflect upon this unique and beautiful treasure. Due to challenging terrain sturdy walking shoes are recommended. Linmar Gardens is not handicap accessible.

Adults: $10
Children (Under 12): $4
Attendee Capacity: 50 People
Tour Length: 45 Minutes
Reservations Required

Hours: 11 a.m tour daily Tue-Sat.only. Arrive 5-10 min early.

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