Couple kayaking on Galena River Drone Media Chicago

Kayaking & Canoeing in Galena, IL

Hire a canoe, kayak, or stand-up paddleboard and glide down Galena Country’s beautiful waterways, including the Galena River and the backwaters of The Mississippi River. Meander through lush vegetation on wooded hills, around attractive bluffs, and you’ll be met by a wide variety of wildlife, including Bald Eagles and Great Blue Herons. Test the waters on your own, rent, or take a guided tour.

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A little swim time always makes a vacation feel complete.