People around the world know Fort McMurray for its oil sands resource. But the thousands of families who live in the area know it as home. Our vibrant community, about 440 kilometres northeast of Edmonton, boasts state-of-the-art recreational facilities, a thriving arts and cultural scene, great parks, multi-use trails and so much more.
Located at the confluence of the Athabasca and Clearwater rivers, the community is an awesome place for outdoor pursuits, from mountain biking in the summer to cross-country and downhill skiing in the winter, with several recreational lakes nearby.
Here are some useful portals about living in the region:
- Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo – https://www.rmwb.ca/
- Fort McMurray Tourism – https://explorewoodbuffalo.ca/
- MacDonald Island Park – https://www.macdonaldisland.ca/
- Wood Buffalo Economic Development – https://www.choosewoodbuffalo.ca/