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The Galena River

91 Bouthillier St, Galena, IL 61036


The Galena River, also known as Fever River, meanders through the lush scenery of Northern Illinois before winding through Galena’s historic downtown. Put-in near Galena's Main Street which will offer you plenty of opportunities to explore the river on your own, or to take day excursions offered by a local outfitter.

What's happening nearby...

Live @ The Plaza Events

Green Street Plaza •  May 30 @ 5PM

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

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2024 Galena Pride Picnic

Grant Park •  Jun 08 @ 12noon

Celebrate diversity, love, and unity at Galena's annual Pride Picnic, organized by the Galena Public Library!

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Great Galena Balloon Race

Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa •  Jun 21 – Jun 23 @ 5PM

Hot Air Balloon Race and Festival in Galena!

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