About Forest Park

Located approximately 10 miles west from Chicago’s downtown loop area, Forest Park, Illinois, combines the unlimited resources of an urban setting with a small town sense of community, making it an exceptional place in which to live, work and do business.

Forest Park boasts first class dining at any number of fine eateries and pubs, and plays host to a variety of regionally attended events every year. Having been crowned "The best in neighborhood dining" according to a Chicago Tribune readers poll, and with a variety restaurants to choose from, the culinary community of Forest Park offers something for everyone.

Quality education, affordable homes and a close-knit, active community also make Forest Park the perfect place to raise a family. Our unique combination of charming small-town life and urban sophistication benefits large and small businesses alike.

Getting here is easy; the Metra, CTA Elevated Trains (both the Green and Blue lines) and the Eisenhower Expressway can be accessed in town.

We welcome you to our community. Come for a visit, stay for awhile. Forest Park…the best of both worlds: big city access with small town charm.