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Lake Galena, IL

Lake Galena, IL
Lake Galena and Marina, Illinois
One of the most popular attractions in the area, Lake Galena draws crowds from all over Northern Illinois and even Iowa. The 225-acre man-made lake and the marina offer visitors an assortment of things to do.

If you love to fish, you’re in luck, as Lake Galena is always stocked with walleye, channel catfish, perch, bass, and more. There’s also a bait and tackle shop on hand. If boating is your thing, you can either rent one for fishing or cruising the lake or bring your own. Kayaks and pontoons can also be rented.

Perfect for a day trip, Lake Galena has many picnic tables and barbecue grills that can be used anytime. And if you’re looking for a spectacular venue for an event or party, there is a lounge and pavilion that can be rented.

Many people come to Lake Galena for the wildlife. In addition to a number of different birds like ospreys, ducks, and eagles, you may get a glimpse of a turtle, white tail deer, or even a red fox.

The marina also features a variety of fun activities, including:

  • Tennis and pickleball courts
  • Volleyball and badminton nets
  • Horseshoe pits
  • Bocce ball courts
  • Kids’ playground

To learn more about the amenities of Lake Galena, you can check out this website. And if you’ll be visiting soon, we have two cabins that are just minutes away. You can see them here and book your reservation.