GO Lake Forest is a new movement in partnership with several Lake Forest community organizations and the Lake County Health Department to promote its new health initiative, GO Lake County. The goal of GO Lake County and GO Lake Forest is to improve the health of Lake County residents by promoting the simple act of walking as means to improve health. Join us and your neighbors in walking your way to better health!

northcroft nature walk

october 1 at 10:00 am
Northcroft park

City of Lake Forest Parks and Forestry staff will provide a guided tour through Northcroft Park, focusing on native trees, plants, andwildlife. Stroll through the fall leaves while improving your health and knowledge of nature!


haunted trail walk

OCTOBER 10 at 7:00 pm
NORTHCROFT PARK

Prepare to be spooked on a self-guided walk through the haunted forest from Northcroft Park to Stirling Hall. Creepy creatures, spooky sounds, or scary sights will be lurking behind every corner. Dress for the weather and bring a flashlight if you dare. After your adventure,join the bonfire at Stirling Hall with hot apple cider and s'mores.


cemetery WALK & tour

OCTOBER 29 AT 10:00 AM
lake forest cemetery

Possibility of cancellation due to services. Walk with Recreation Staff who will educate you on the cemetery's unique 162 year history and the interesting people residing there. Park along Lake Road. Tour will begin at cemetery entrance. Maximum of 10 people permitted.

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family glow walk

november 5 AT 5:00 pM
south park

Grab the kids, grandparents, strollers, neighbors, and leashed furry friends and meet just before dusk at the newly renovated South Park for an energizing fall glow-in-the-dark walk. We will be passing out glow necklaces, toys, etc. along the illuminated path around the park.

The City of Lake Forest would like the GO Lake Forest brand to be associated with all activities in Lake Forest that promote being healthy and active. If you have an activity that you would like to be part of GO Lake Forest, please contact Jason Busdeker.

Download the Lake Forest Go app to make your GO Lake Forest experience fun and interesting! Lake Forest Go brings you extensive local knowledge from Lake Forest historians, architects, and residents. As you move around Lake Forest, the app will share stories about the things you pass.