Communities in Forest Lake, Minnesota

Welcome to Forest Lake

The rapidly growing area of Forest Lake is an attractive suburban community located northeast of St. Paul and Minneapolis. The city is conveniently located near multiple main routes, including: I-35E, I-35W, and HWY 61 – making commuting into the Twin Cities region easily accessible. Not only does Forest Lake have great lakes, but residents are also fond of the many family-friendly amenities. Forest Lake is a great combination of country charm mixed with a bustling urban atmosphere.

Historical Charm

The city of Forest Lake has a wide variety of activities for both youth and adults to participate in. Spend your days outdoors at one of the many parks with various amenities or go swimming at the beach. Residents also take advantage of the local playgrounds, picnic facilities, walking and biking trails, and the snowmobile trails during the winter months. 

Visit Forest Lakes charming downtown area and experience many great local shops, dining options, and businesses. This area is filled with rich history, as it used to be a major stop for both the St. Paul and Duluth railroads. Originally named after the thick tree lines along the lakes shore, Forest Lake is a beautiful community to call home.
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