Tag: Nature Preserve

  • Galena Gateway Park

    Scenic views and hiking trails overlooking Galena’s breathtaking skyscape. Natural prairie restoration. Restrooms, hard surface, and mown trails. Pet-Friendly Wheelchair Accessible Deer Hunting Season: Please note that from Nov-Jan there are specific trail closure dates. Please email galena@visitgalena from more details.  

  • Buehler Preserve

    Hike or bike into Buehler Preserve from downtown Galena and experience the prairie life! Pets welcome. Fishing is allowed. The 18-acre Buehler Preserve was donated to Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation (JDCF) CF in 1998 by former Galena Mayor, Robert Buehler. A hilly woodland, a flood plain, a prairie restoration, and public Read more [...]

  • Horseshoe Mound Preserve

    Explore, hike, bird-watch, picnic and learn about local geology while enjoying the view from atop the mound. Open All Year Pet-Friendly (Photo Credit: Rich Mattas [3 photos])