Lake Forest - Middlefork

City of Lake Forest

The community of Lake Forest is recognized for its natural beauty, sensitivity to open space and preservation of its historic structures and landscapes. Vibrant business districts, including the historic and charming Market Square, welcome residents and visitors alike. Enjoying a location 31 miles north of Chicago on the western shore of Lake Michigan, Lake Forest residents have easy access to the Loop, Ravinia Festival and world class golf courses.

Chartered in 1861, the City of Lake Forest is home to prestigious businesses and residential locations and offers many excellent schools and cultural opportunities.

The Lake Forest Open Lands Association maintains over 700 acres of open space including woodlands, wetlands, prairies, ravines and savannas. The nature preserves are open to the public and provide year-round outdoor recreation opportunities.

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