Area Information


One of the most popular activities in Galena is floating the James River. The area is also well known for great fishing. While floating or fishing, you can enjoy beautiful scenery and wildlife. You may even see one of our resident bald eagles. If you are interested in scheduling a trip or camping, contact the James River Outfitters or The Shoals Riverview Motel and Camping.

Branson is only 30 minutes from Galena. While in Branson you might want to visit Silver Dollar City, take in a music show, site see or take the kids to a water park, the list is endless.  If you like to shop visit the Landing or shop at one of the outlet malls in Branson. After a busy day in Branson come back to the peacefulness of Galena and camp out or rent a cabin.

Real Estate
Galena is one of the most affordable areas of America to live in that is located in pristine natural beauty, close to shopping, world class hospitals and good schools. Contact us and we’ll be happy to let you know about residential or commercial properties for sale in the area.

School System
Galena has two schools - elementary (grades 1-6) and a high school (grades 7-12).  A number of families also choose to home school and there are several options for connecting with co-ops. Contact the Chamber for more information.

Table Rock Lake
Galena is only minutes away from Table Rock Lake.

The James River Arm of Table Rock Lake starts at Galena.

Table Rock Lake offers more than 960 miles of shoreline.  There are several boat docks in the area that rent jet ski’s, pontoons and fishing boats.

The current lake levels of Table Rock Lake can be accessed from the Corp of Engineers website located on their web site.

The James River

Canoeing James River

Located in the heart of Galena, the James River is home to some of the finest fishing and canoeing in the Ozarks.