About Barrington Hills
Residents of Barrington Hills experience the best of country and suburban living.
With over 4,700 acres of forest preserves, the community affords many opportunities for residents to enjoy their natural surroundings. Crabtree Nature Center has programming that encourages people to get outside with activities like birdhouse building, fishing tournaments, snowshoeing, and landscape painting. Barrington Hills also has 1,700 feet of shoreline on the Fox River.
Known as Chicago’s “horse country,” the village boasts rolling terrain, equestrian farms, and backyard barns situated on sprawling properties with several acres. Trails such as those at the Spring Creek Forest Preserve, local clubs, and sporting events cater to horse enthusiasts, and nearby Arlington Park Racetrack is a major point of interest for local equestrians and race fans.
In addition to being a premier neighborhood for naturalists and horseback riders, Barrington Hills offers residents an array of shopping, dining, and entertainment opportunities.
Commuters can travel to and from the city in less than an hour via I-90.