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Forest City is proud to be the home of Waldorf University as well as two Fortune 500 companies: Winnebago Industries and 3M Distribution. Forest City is also home to scenic 18-hole Bear Creek Golf Course, a full-service YMCA, the Family Aquatic Center, community tennis courts and skate park, a Municipal Library, many fine restaurants, comfortable lodging, multiple churches and excellent shopping.

Forest City residents and visitors enjoy the many activities and events offered by the Chamber of Commerce, Waldorf College, the City’s Parks & Recreation Department, our community schools and our dynamic civic organizations.

During your visit you’ll find plenty to do in Forest City: enjoy the cities numerous parks and playgrounds, enjoy a bike ride or a walk on the bicycle/walking trail through Pammel Park, trek across the suspension bridge overlooking the beautiful Winnebago River, experience a canoe or kayak trip on the Winnebago River Water Trail, or plan a visit to Pilot Knob, the beautiful state park located just five miles from Forest City.

If you enjoy history, be sure to visit Heritage Park, the Mansion Museum, the Courthouse Square, or pick up a copy of our self-guided Downtown Historical Architecture Walking Tour. Something fun is always happening in Forest City, and we invite you to take advantage of our many attractions, entertainment and events, including our annual town festivals. Our friendly and welcoming business owners are ready to serve you and provide any assistance you may need.

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