For Guests

Welcome to The Territory
On behalf of The Galena Territory, welcome!
We’re glad you’re here.
The Galena Territory offers tennis, horseback riding, swimming pools, boating, fishing on 225-acre Lake Galena, and hiking and biking through 32 miles of wooded trails. 

The Galena Territory hosts many public events. Join us:


The Shenandoah Riding Center offers trail rides, individual lessons, wagon rides and more.

The Recreation Complex at the Owners’ Club activities are available by property owner reservation only - indoor pool, gymnasium, fitness center. The outdoor pools, game room and cafe are closed for the season.

Spring - Summer - Fall

The Lake Galena Marina and Bait & Tackle Shop has pontoon, fishing boat and kayak rentals. Buy soda, snacks, fuel, bait and tackle too. Please call 815-777-2012 to reserve a boat.

Bring your telescope or share one of ours for Star Gazing sponsored by The Galena Territory Association and The Galena Astronomical Society. Meet in the parking lot of the Owners' Club. People of all ages are invited to attend.

The Territory Farmers Market with fresh produce, flowers, plants and much more is Sundays from May 30-Oct. 10 from 8 a.m. until noon in the parking lot of The Galena Territory Association (GTA) Owners' Club sponsored by the Greenspace Advisory Group.

Visit Belden School, 52 Heatherdowns Lane in The Galena Territory, on first and third Saturdays June through October from 10 a.m. until noon. Volunteer docents provide FREE tours. 

The Woodland Fairy Garden Walk, June 19, features handcrafted Fairy Garden Houses created from the surrounding woodland materials from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the trails of Belden School, 52 Heatherdowns Lane in The Galena Territory.

FREEDOM REINS professional rodeo JULY 3-4, 2021 at the Shenandoah Riding Center. Bareback Riding, Steer Wrestling, Team Roping, Saddle Bronc Riding, Calf Roping, Ladies Barrel Racing, Bull Riding and a fireworks!

Kayak 5K Fun Paddle Flatwater event, Fun for everyone! Everyone is invited to come visit Lake Galena on Saturday, August 14 for a day of fun and competition. The day includes the signature Kayak 5K, as well 360-meter and 720-meter sprints for single and tandem kayak and single and double canoes for adults and youth. Sponsored by the GTA Lake Management and Ecology Advisory Group. All proceeds will be donated to the Galena Food Pantry.

Reserve space early for the annual Farm to Table Dinner featuring fresh ingredients from Territory Farmers Market Vendors. Silent Auction benefits Galena Territory Foundation Education & Scholarship Fund. Sponsored by the Greenspace Advisory Group of The Galena Territory Association, Inc.

Recycling Day - Hazardous Household Waste, Personal Document Shredding and Electronics Recycling 9 a.m. until noon at Lake Galena Marina. October 9, 2021.

The Galena Territory Fire Department hosts their annual Firemen's Pork Chop Dinner in the Owners' Club Social Hall October 9 from 5-8 p.m. $15 for Adults, $6 for Children, Take Out Available.

Join us 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. in the Social Hall December 4 for the Holiday Market at the Owners’ Club to welcome the holiday season. Decorations, gift items, art, baked goods and much more.
The Galena Territory Association hosts Social Events and Recreation Activities for members and their guests throughout the year. Please call 815-777-2000 ext. 117 for more information.