Forest Lake is a suburb of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, located about 17 kilometers south-west of the city center. It is known for its large man-made lake, which is the centerpiece of the Forest Lake community. The lake is surrounded by a network of walking and cycling paths, and is popular for recreational activities such as fishing, boating, and picnics. The suburb is primarily residential, with a mix of older and newer homes, many of which are situated on large blocks of land. Forest Lake also has a variety of parks, recreational areas, and playgrounds, including the Forest Lake Shopping Centre, and the Forest Lake Community Centre. The suburb has a variety of shops, cafes, and restaurants, and easy access to the Centenary Highway.