Summer Activities

Let's Get Out And Play


Whether you are a weekend golfer or a scratch golfer, Eagle Ridge is the perfect destination for golf. Here you'll find four championship golf courses set in the rolling hills of the scenic Galena Territory offering stunning views that are sure to delight. 

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Zip Lining at Long Hollow Canopy Tours

Have you ever wanted to soar through the tree tops like a bird? Well now you can thanks to Long Hollow Canopy Tours! This 2.5 hour excursion takes you through Tapley Woods, near The Galena Territory and Eagle Ridge.

  • Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa is pleased to announce that our guests receive a special discounted rates for the Zip Line Canopy Tour and Obstacle Course.
  • We will also provide complimentary transportation to and from the zipline, so you can focus on your upcoming adventure.

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Hot Air Balloon Ride

Galena On The Fly lifts guests up-up-and-away over the rolling hills of The Galena Territory and historic downtown Galena. Depart at sunrise and sunset directly from Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa with an experienced pilot who will take guests on a panoramic tri-state tour from an eagle's point of view.

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Boating & Fishing

Located on the banks of Lake Galena, boating is a cherished activity at Eagle Ridge. Resort guests can take a leisurely cruise on one of the resort's pontoon boats, paddleboats, kayaks or canoes. Pontoons are $60 per 50 minutes.

Eagle Ridge is pleased to offer FREE fishing pole rental as part of your amenities. The Boat Dock, located directly behind the Inn, is where you can purchase bait for $5.00. The lake is stocked with largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, walleye, bluegill, crappie, catfish and tiger muskellunge (muskie). Call 815.776.5034 or the Boat Dock at 815.776.5034 or email for more information.

NOTE: 24-hour cancellation policy. Full price will be charged for no shows. Advanced reservations for pontoon rentals are accepted for Eagle Ridge guests ONLY. Pontoon rentals for non-guests are based on day of availability.

Get Your Illinois Fishing License online or you can purchase one at the Galena Territory Marina when you arrive.

Boat Dock Hours:
Sunday thru Thursday 10am - 5pm
Friday and Saturday: 10am - 6pm
Last reservations are 1 hour prior to closing, Extended hours by request and based on availability!


FootGolf is a combination of soccer and golf; played with a regulation #5 soccer ball at a golf course facility, with 21-inch diameter cups. At Eagle Ridge, it's played on the East Course, with 18 holes from abbreviated tees, as FootGolf does not play to normal putting greens. FootGolf holes also have shorter looking flags adjacent to fairways.

  • We recommend using turf soccer shoes (indoor) when playing.
  • FootGolf tee times can be booked directly with the East Course Pro Shop at 815-776-5200

Hiking & Biking

Surrounded by over 20 miles of wilderness and paved hiking trails, Eagle Ridge is an outdoor bike lovers paradise. Bring your own two wheels and enjoy the designated biking trails as well. Maps are available at the front desk or pool area.



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