Palos Park

Fall in love with the natural beauty of Palos Park, an area known for its profound natural features - including hills, creeks, ravines, and a stunning wooded landscape. Palos Park residents love living here thanks to the warm, small-town feel of the community, renowned for its beauty, being arts-friendly, and having great schools.

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Palos Park Real Estate Statistics

Average Price $623K
Lowest Price $3.2K
Highest Price $2.1M
Total Listings 64
Avg. Days On Market 160
Avg. Price/SQFT $216

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About Palos Park

Palos Park is a peaceful village in southwestern Cook County, Illinois. 

The village is surrounded on the north, west, and south by the Cook County Forest Preserves, while Palos Heights lies to the east.

Palos Park is located about a 40-minute drive from downtown Chicago, accessible via US-45 and I-55. The Palos Park Metro Station makes it super easy and convenient to live in the village and commute into the city.

The colleges, high schools, and grammar schools in the area are consistently among the top in national rankings - with residents genuinely involved in their children’s education. 

Palos Park Real Estate

Homes for sale in the Palos Park area come in a variety of shapes and sizes but are almost exclusively single-family homes.

Most of these homes - whether smaller bungalows or larger two-story homes - come with sizable garden areas, while there are also lots of land up for grabs on the Palos Park real estate market. 

Palos Park - Things To Do

Residents of Palos Park are a tight-knit community who take great pride in their neighborhood. The village and its Recreation Department organize a variety of local events throughout the year to help bring people together to enjoy their surroundings and get to know new residents.

Residents of Palos Park are spoilt for choice when it comes to enjoying the great outdoors - a large area of the village borders nearly 11,000 acres of Forest Preserve property! Whether your thing is fishing, biking, horse riding, hiking, or cross-country skiing - you’ll find ample opportunities here. 

Two of the most popular nearby outdoor areas are the Lake Katherine Nature Center and Botanic Gardens, which has a looped trail around the lake and plenty of benches, and Swallow Cliff Woods-South which offers plenty of walking, hiking, and biking trails.

Palos Park residents also reap all the benefits of being a suburb of the amazing city of Chicago. The city is accessible in 45 minutes via public transportation or about 35 minutes driving. 

Chicago has many amazing bars, restaurants, and a great nightlife scene. There’s also a world of fun activities to choose from - for people of all ages and interests. Whether you want to take a river tour, visit the world-famous Skydeck, wander around the Art Institute of Chicago or just stroll around Navy Pier, Chicago is all yours to discover when you live in amazing Palos Park.

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