The 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.
  • 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”
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Whether you are a weekend golfer or a scratch golfer, Eagle Ridge is the perfect destination for golf. Here you'll find four championship courses set in the rolling hills of The Galena Territory offering stunning views that are sure to delight. Want to play-and-stay? Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa boasts 80 newly renovated inn rooms and 200 distinctive homes and villas. After your round you can relax on one of our golf course patios, dine in one of our delicious dining venues or grill on your private deck in one of our beautiful rental properties, then take a dip in our indoor pool or relax at Stonedrift Spa with a massage!

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