Forest Glen Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
The small, residential community of Forest Glen is located about 25 miles south of downtown Raleigh, North Carolina, within Wake County. The zip code here is 27603.
This neighborhood lies near the intersection of Highway 50 and Highway 42, just minutes west of Interstate 40. Proximity to these major roadways makes it easy for residents commuting into downtown Raleigh. The community of Glen Meadows lies to the north, while the community of West Estates forms the southern border.
Homes in this area are fairly small, but they sit on rather large lots with plenty of space for children to play in the yard or for a garden to be planted out back.
Top-rated nearby schools include Smith Elementary School and St. Mary’s School.
Middle Creek Commons is within walking distance of the community and provides residents with a one-stop shopping experience close to home. Here, residents can get groceries, pick up a gift, have dinner, and do their banking all in one location.
Lake Benson is situated just a short 15-minute drive north on Highway 50. This lake is a popular fishing destination in the area. The lake also provides boat rentals from dawn to dusk. Lake Benson Park offers miles of walking trails, as well as playgrounds, picnic areas, and open green space for football, kite flying, and other lawn activities.
Golf enthusiasts in the area enjoy all of the options for a great game of golf nearby. Garner Country Club, Meadowbrook Country Club, and Hidden Valley Country Club are all conveniently located within a half an hour of the Forest Glen community.