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Park Forest, IL

With just 12,000  residents in five square miles, Park Forest allows its citizens to experience a peaceful suburban lifestyle while still having access to the city's lights and bustle. Chicago is easy to reach by car, and Metra service keeps Park Forest residents well-connected to work and play in the Windy City. In addition to classic suburban amenities like shopping and restaurants, Park Forest has plenty of green space to enjoy. The hilly region is dotted with parks and borders Sauk Trail Woods, which is part of the Cook Country Forest Preserve. Hiking and cycling are popular on the Old Plank Trail through Park Forest to keep residents in touch with nature.

Central Park Apartments is located at the intersection of Western Avenue and Fir Street, adjacent to downtown Park Forest. The community is just seven minutes south of U.S. Highway 30 and twelve minutes east of I-57.


Nearby Attractions

  • 50 miles to O’Hare International Airport

  • 30 miles to Midway Airport

  • 30 miles from Downtown Chicago

  • 10 Minutes to Governors State University

  • Close to schools, shopping, restaurants, public transportation, and area attractions.

  • Central Park / Park Forest Aqua Center

    • 2 min drive / 0.8 mi

  • Sauk Trail Woods, Nature Preserve

    • 4 min drive / 1.2 mi

  • Thorn Creek Woods Nature Preserve

    • 6 min drive/ 2.6 mi

Fruit Market
Walking in the Woods
Walking Club
Dog Walker at the Park
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