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Tapley Woods State Natural Area

3742 US Hwy 20 West, Galena, IL 61036

Bird & Eagle Watching

A quiet, wooded spot along between Elizabeth and Galena.

This 260-acre timbered property provides public hunting areas, hiking and nature viewing. The topography is very steep, consisting of unglaciated ridges. The entire hunting area is timbered, with mature oak and hickory, the dominant species.

What's happening nearby...

Galena Brew Fest

Chestnut Mountain Resort •  Jul 20 @ 1PM

Join the Annual Galena Brew Fest at the beautiful Chestnut Mountain Resort, where you can sample a wide variety of craft beers while enjoying stunning views…

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Live @ The Plaza

Green Street Plaza •  Jul 25 @ 5PM

Visit the Plaza to enjoy live music, food trucks, and community!

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Market House Square Arts Festival

Old Market House State Historic Site •  Aug 10 – Aug 11 @ 10AM

Take a piece of Galena Country with you!

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