All About Galena Ohio
Local Attractions in Galena Ohio
|Hoover Mudflats Boardwalk|
37 S Old 3C Rd Galena, OH 43021
Walk on a boardwalk that stretches out over the mudflats and water of the Hoover lake. Very nice way to view birds, fish, and shellfish. The Boardwalk is a decent length and if you walk to the end, you’ll get to the see the osprey nesting. It is a park, and therefore, FREE to walk. There are many people fishing on the boardwalk, which you’ll have to walk around and be careful. The boardwalk offers a great view of Hoover Reservoir and you can watch kayakers coming and going, fish jumping, blue herons, etc.
13 W Columbus St Galena, OH 43021
Galena Diner is the cutest, most comfortable and quaint diner around. The staff are always very personable and go out of their way to give you a great experience. The small-town charm is heavy with this place and in the spring and summer its great to eat a big meal then take a short walk down the mudflats boardwalk. Great to have local home made, quality food available at a reasonable cost close to home.
|Blackhawk Golf Course|
8830 Dustin Rd Galena, OH 43021
|Village of Galena|
109 Harrison St Galena, OH 43021
Galena is a small village in Delaware County, Ohio, originally called Zoar, and was platted in 1816 under that name. A post office called Galena has been in operation since 1834. Covering less than two square miles, and with a population off less than 700 in the 2000 census, Galena sits at the confluence of the Little and Big Walnut Creeks, the headwaters of Hoover Reservoir, just north of Columbus, Ohio. It is adjacent to the larger Village of Sunbury. Established in 1809 as a milling center, the Village is best known for the Galena Shale Tile and Brick Company which operated from the 1890s until it closed in 1983.
268 N Walnut St Galena, OH 43021
A nice little park tucked away in the Village of Galena, Ohio, it includes a playground with two play areas, and offers access to the Galena Brick Trail for hiking. The park features a train-themed playground, basketball court, volleyball court, a .4 mile paved walking trail, a picnic gazebo, and a paved multi-use trail that is part of the Ohio to Erie Trail. Park facilities are available free to the public on a first come, first served basis.
|Galena Brick Trail|
265 N Walnut St Galena, OH 43021
Part of the Ohio to Erie Trail, the 1.5 mile long Galena Brick Trail follows a former rail bed from the Blackhawk golf course to Miller Park in Galena. The Galena Shale and Brick Factory, which dates back to the 1890s and for which the trail is named, is nearby. The trail is mostly wooded and includes a bridge than spans Walnut Creek. The trail meets the Sandel Legacy Trail in Sunbury, near the Big Walnut Elementary School.
|The Mudflats Bar and Grill Inc|
31 W Columbus St Galena, OH 43021
The Mudflats Bar and Grill, located in Galena’s Village Center, features local craft brews paired with elevated American comfort eats in an informal space with live music. The spot includes an outdoor deck, so if you’re planning a stop in Galena while riding, biking, hiking, or boating through the area, include a stop at this local popular establishment.
|The Coffee Vault|
9 W Columbus St Galena, OH 43021
The Coffee Vault is a family-owned and operated boutique coffeehouse located in the heart of charming Galena, Ohio. The coffeehouse is located in the historic 1906 building, original home to the Bank of Galena. The spot is a destination for friends and family to gather and enjoy quality gourmet coffee or tea in a relaxed and comfortable environment. They provide a variety of made to order specialty coffee beverages, breakfast sandwiches, bagels, muffins, and salads. Really cool space, comfy, room to work or hangout. Great coffee and service.
|Ruffner Park/ Jeff Dutiel Field|
170 Harrison St Galena, OH 43021
|Arrowhead Lakes Golf Course|
580 N Walnut St Galena, OH 43021
An unpretentious little 9 hole golf course with decent greens with water present on a few holes and few bunkers. The intermediate/advanced golfer will not feel very challenged. The course is well-maintained with good definition between fairway and rough. The greens tend to not be very fast. The course can be enjoyed by most beginning to intermediate golfers. The staff is friendly and the pro shop is well stocked. Located about 30 minutes northeast of the capital city of Columbus, Ohio.