AerialofDowntownFortMcMurrayFromNorth September2005

Our Community

People around the world know Fort McMurray, part of the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo, for the oil sands, but the thousands of families who live in the area know it as home.

The vibrant community, about 440 kilometres northeast of Edmonton, boasts state-of-the-art recreational facilities, a thriving arts and culture scene, great parks and running paths and some of the best fishing you’ll find anywhere. There’s mountain biking in the summer, cross-country and downhill skiing in the winter plus loads of outdoor activities in between.

A Community for all Seasons

Fort McMurray boasts 400 hectares of parks as well as a scenic 130-kilometre trail system — one of the largest in Canada.