Great Places In Forest City!

Take a look at these great places to go in Forest City!

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Got some extra time on your hands? First time visiting Forest City? Either way, we think you'll enjoy these great places. Below, you'll find a list of some great shops, restaurants and outdoor recreation areas. We hope you enjoy these locations!



Bills is a grocery store in Forest City. They are one of the main grocery stories in the area. They are conveniently located, and have a wide variety of products. Their hours of operation are from 7 AM - 9 PM Monday through Saturday, and 9 AM-6 PM on Sundays.


Shopko is a store located on the north side of Forest City. They sell a variety of items, from clothing to home accessories. Shopko is open from 9 AM to 9 PM Monday through Saturday, and they are open from 9 AM to 6 PM on Sundays.


Bomgaars is one of the best hardware stores in the area. They sell things such as housewares, tools, home and garden supplies, boots, clothing and pet food. They also have a selection of clothing. They are open from 8 AM to 7 PM on weekdays. They are open from 8 AM to 6 PM on Saturdays and 10 AM to 5 PM on Sundays.

Other Places to Shop

These are some really good places to shop as well!

  • Dollar General

  • Mosaic

  • New to You

  • Forest City Foods


Scoopy Doos

Scoopy Doos is an ice cream shop located in downtown Forest City. While they are mostly known for their ice cream, they have sandwiches and other food as well. They are open from 11-7 PM Monday-Saturday and are open until 7:30 on Sunday.

Sum Hing

Sum Hing is a great Chinese restaurant. They have a variety of some of the best Chinese food you'll find in the area. Their hours of operation are 11 AM to 9 PM Monday through Thursday. They are open until 9:30 PM on Fridays and Saturdays, and are closed on Sunday.


Shooterz is a sports bar and grill located at 1126 US-69 in Forest City. You can order a wide variety of American favorites, such as burgers and pizza. They are open from 11 AM - 9 PM Tuesday through Saturday, close at 8 PM on Sunday and are closed on Monday.

Other Places to Eat in Forest City!

These are some other great places to eat in Forest City!

  • Hardees

  • Ay Jalisco

  • Subway

  • Cabin Coffee

  • Sally’s

  • Bear Creek Restaurant

  • Borderline

Outdoor Recreation

Aquatic Center

This pool is has a lot of space, and it is regularly cleaned.The pool operates seasonally. Their hours of operation are 1-8 PM on Monday through Saturday, and 1-6:30 PM on Sunday.

Thorpe Park

Thorpe Park is located on the western edge of Forest City. Hunting, fishing and camping are just a few things you can do there. Thorpe Park also has a cabin that you can rent for a few nights.

Bear Creek Golf Course

Bear Creek Golf Course is one of the best places to go golfing in the area. It’s a public, 18 hole, par 71 course. This course also features some beautiful scenery. It opens in mid-March (weather dependent). The course closes towards the end of November (also dependent on weather). Bear Creek Golf Course also features a clubhouse, where you can relax with friends or dine.

Other Outdoor Recreation Areas!

  • Pammel Park

  • Heritage Park

  • Winnebago River

  • Pilot Knob

We Hope You Enjoy These Locations!