Compost Site

The Compost is now on summer hours.  See below for the hours the compost site is open.


The City of Forest Lake's Compost Site is located at 20001 Forest Boulevard North and Forest Lake residents can drop off leaves/grass clippings and brush up to 3 inches in diameter at no charge (be prepared to show proof of residency). The compost site's hours are as follows:

Spring Hours (April 9-May 31)


  • Monday 1:30 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Wednesday 1:30 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Saturday 9 am - 4:30 pm
  • Sunday 9 am - 4:30 pm

Summer Hours (June 1 through September 30)


  • Wednesday 1:30 pm - 7 p.m.
  • Saturday 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Fall Hours (October 1 through November 25)


  • Monday and Wednesday 1:30 p.m. - Dark
  • Saturday and Sunday 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Compost Site Location


Photo of Fall Leaves