1. Activities & Recreation

    The City of Lake Forest offers a variety of recreational activities. These activities include a number of parks, shopping and dining amenities, and city events.

  2. Amenities Map (PDF)

    Access a map of area amenities, business parks, and major retail centers.

  3. Etnies Skatepark

    The city is also proud to offer the Etnies Skate Park. Working with Sole Technologies, the City of Lake Forest helped develop the Etnies Skate Park, which opened in 2003. This state-of-the-art-park allows skateboarders, BMX riders, and roller bladers the opportunity to practice and heighten their skills in a safe environment.

  4. Hotel Accomodations

  5. Housing

    These great housing options, along with the many parks and trails, and the fact that Lake Forest was recently named as one of the safest cities in America makes Lake Forest a perfect place to live, work, play and raise a family.

  6. Lake Forest Sports Park

    Most recently, the City of Lake Forest opened the Lake Forest Sports Park and Recreation Center, which features 5 baseball/softball diamonds, 2 synthetic turf soccer fields, 3 natural turf soccer fields, a 27,000 square-foot gymnasium/recreation center, and more.

  7. Quality of Life

    With a 95% satisfaction rating among residents, Lake Forest has the feel of a big city with the charm of a small town, a place where people are connected and involved.

  8. Schools & Education

    Residents benefit from an excellent educational system led by the Saddleback Valley Unified School District.

  9. CDBG

    The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) is a federal grant program by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). This program provides communities with resources to address a wide range of community development needs.