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Lake Forest

Lake Forest, Illinois is located in Lake County and runs along the Lake Michigan Shore creating beautiful landscapes and a multitude of fun activities for residents to enjoy. As of the 2010 census there were about 20,000 people who called Lake Forest their home. Originally the town was laid out by travelers making their way toward Chicago, now Lake Forest is considered part of the Chicago Metropolitan Area. 

Parks and Recreation

The Lake Forest Parks and Recreation Department is committed to providing residents of all ages positive experiences through high quality parks, programs, and services. There are almost 200 acres of land dedicated to parks in Lake Forest with 11 miles of bike trails and 20 miles of walking and running paths. The parks provide athletic fields, playground equipment, picnic areas, and more. Plus, due to location, Lake Forest as the Forest Park Beach, with a fishing pier, swimming area, and boat launch! In addition to outdoor activities. Lake Forest also has a Fitness center complete with weight equipment, exercise machines, racquetball courts, and aerobic studios. 

Annual Festivals

Lake Forest hosts many events and festivals throughout the year to improve the quality of life for Lake Forest residents. Not only is Lake Forest home to three Open Air Markets that provide people with fresh and local produce, there are also movie nights at the beach throughout the summer, the annual Art Fair on the Square in September, and a tree-lighting ceremony in December! 

Arts and Culture

Lake Forest is home to over 500 historical sites, and over the years many artists, writers, musicians, and painters have been lucky enough to call Lake Forest their home. Many organization root themselves in Lake Forest and help to meet the residents' cultural needs. Some of these organizations include the Lake Forest Symphony, the Citadel Theatre Company, and the Stirling Hall Art Center


Children in Lake Forest will be taught by Districts 67 and 115 for elementary and high school education. Both of these districts strive to provide students with an ideal learning environment as well as empower them and inspire them with a passion to learn and grow.

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  • 499 Listings For Sale
  • $1,448,844 Average Listing Price
  • $320 Average Listing Price per Square Foot

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