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Galena to Gear's Ferry Landing Kayak & Canoe Touring on the Galena River

Galena to Gear's Ferry Landing Info
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Put In:  HWY 20/84 bridge
Take Out:  Gear's Ferry Landing
Difficulty:  Class I
Gradient:  <1 ft/mi
Run Length:  5.5
Streamflow Comments: 
Season Comments:  January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
Water Craft:  kayak,wwcan,canoe,touring
Location:  In the Midwestern U.S. (IL), of
Shuttle Logistics: 

Put-in: From Galena, access is at the HWY 20/84 bridge over the Galena River, near a public parking lot where a short path leads to a small gravel landing.

Take-out: From the put-in, go west on Gear Street, then south on Ferry Landing Rd to the public boat ramp. Take-out at the concrete-and-asphalt boat ramp on your right.

Galena to Gear's Ferry Landing on the Galena River

Last Edited by maddy on 4/29/2011