The Galena Territory

The Galena Territory is a 6,800-acre semi-private residential and recreational lake community located 6 miles southeast of the historic city of Galena. Nestled near the center of The Territory is Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa, known for its 63 holes of championship golf and open to the general public. The Shenandoah Riding Center, also open to the general public, is a first-rate equine facility with a top caliber staff. Its location in The Territory makes it unrivaled for scenic trails and tranquil beauty.

For the benefit of our property owners, their friends, family members and guests, The Galena Territory Association, Inc. (GTA) has set aside 1,900 acres of protected recreational land, providing facilities and amenities that include hiking trails, Lake Galena, a marina complex, and a Pool/Recreation complex.

For general questions about your visit, please email Guest Services or call 815-777-2000. The GTA Administrative office is open Monday through Saturday from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Closed New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas.

The Galena Territory Facts
  • 6,800-acre planned residential, recreational resort community
  • This area is known as the Driftless Area, unscathed by the ancient glaciers
  • More than one third of this area is preserved as a natural habitat
  • Recognized as a National Wildlife Federation “Community Wildlife Habitiat”learn more