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Galena View Trail

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0.3 mile 0.6 kilometer point to point
98% Runnable
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Ascent: 0' 0 m
Descent: -61' -19 m
High: 846' 258 m
Low: 785' 239 m

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Avg Grade: 3% (2°)
Max Grade: 9% (5°)

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A short out-and-back gravel trail with views of historic Galena across the valley.

Jim Johannsen

Features Birding · Fall Colors · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Open dawn to dusk.

Description

This short gravel trail begins at the parking lot at Gateway Park and ends at an overlook of the Galena River Valley. Runners will enjoy great views of prairie wildflowers in the summer months.

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#68

in Illinois

#11,047

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Summer wildflowers blanket Gateway Park outside of Galena.
Feb 17, 2017 near Galena, IL
This little guy enjoys an afternoon ride as his family hikes along the Galena View Trail.
Feb 17, 2017 near Galena, IL

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