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“Hidden Historical Gem”

Heritage Hill Historic Park
Ranked #2 of 19 things to do in Lake Forest
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Reviewed October 7, 2017

We really enjoyed touring this site. The historic structures were the adobe which is on its original site, an old home, an old school and an old church. We listened to the audio available at each site. The audio, and structures were very entertaining and interesting. We also saw the early Native American home that were living in this area before the European settlers arrived. We also met the local park ranger. She was incredible with the amount of information that she shared. We spent about two hours going through the entire property. It was great to learn about the history of this area. The site is near a small shopping center, and there was plenty of parking. Even though it was near the commercial area, the park and site was quiet. We were happy that we made this part of our visit during our stay in Lake Forest.

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Reviewed September 16, 2017 via mobile

we went here this morning, and i was speechless with the history content of the place. the fact that they kinda moved the 3 historic buildings from other areas gave additional amazement to this heritage site. i would recomment you to come to the free guided tour (done by volunteers! - check the schedule from the website) to be able to see inside the historical buildings =)

Thank Bubbletraveller
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Reviewed April 7, 2017

There are four historic structures here: the adobe which is on its original site, an old home, an old school and an old church.

All are interesting, but you have to be on a tour to see inside the old home.

Site is accessed by parking in a lot associated with the neighboring shopping center.

Well worth a visit when you are in the area.

Note that this is closed Sundays and on holidays.

1  Thank MikeVdP
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Reviewed March 23, 2017

This place is a great place to take the family. Its free and amble parking and worth 2 hours of your day. Make sure you take the free guided tour also.

Thank Kevin M
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Reviewed January 17, 2017

Every year they have an Old Fashioned Christmas with Carolers and tour of the original home and church and school house, like a lifetime movie! Great to bring the family, also at Halloween , they have the people that do all the decorations, costumes etc. same as Knotts scary farm, its very fun and lots to do

Thank carol h
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