The Village of Mettawa, just west of Lake Forest, contains incredible amounts of green space and only 550 residents.

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Deerpath Farm is at the heart of Lake County’s gem: the village of Mettawa. Within Mettawa you’ll find six Forest Preserves, miles of trails, horse stables and beautiful natural views. With under 600 residents and five-acre residential zoning, Mettawa was founded in 1960 to preserve a rare rural way of life.

Mettawa residents enjoy many advantages, including:

  • Eligibility for Village tax rebate
  • Equestrian- and animal-friendly community
  • Rural countryside environment
  • Six Forest Preserves within Village boundaries
  • Nine Illinois Nature Preserves within Village boundaries
  • Mettawa trail system, which connects with the Des Plaines River Trail
  • Mettawa safety patrol

To learn more about this unique community, visit the Village of Mettawa website.