• Town of Fort McMurray from the air
    Fort McMurray
    Gateway to the North
  • Fly Into Adventure
    Fishing Alberta's north is sure to get you hooked
  • Explore the Possibilities
  • Experience the Energy Tour
    Visit the Oil Sands Discovery Centre
  • Watch the Sky Dance
    Book an Aurora Tour Today!
  • Northern Winter Wonderland
    Make tracks with the SnowDrifters

Things To Do

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, December 19, 2017 - 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm

Wednesday, December 20, 2017 - 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Tuesday, December 26, 2017 - 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm

Tuesday, January 2, 2018 - 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm

Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm

Places To Stay

River Station Suites

The River Station Suite Hotel, located in The Waterfront District

Nomad Hotel & Suites

A stay at Nomad Inn And Suites places you in the heart of Fort McMurray, convenient to MacDonald Island Park and Heritage Park. This eco-friendly hotel is within the vicinity of Oil Sands Discovery Centre.

Accommodations

8200 Franklin Avenue, Fort McMurray, Alberta, T9H 2H9

10006 MacDonald Avenue, Fort McMurray, Alberta, T9H 1S8

230 Parent Way, Fort McMurray, Alberta T9H 5E6

 

NORTHERN STRONG! Fort McMurray and the Wood Buffalo region

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Fishing -  Images courtesy Wild Fish Wild Places

If your dream is to snag a trophy walleye, wrestle a monster pike or land a Northern Alberta laker, fishing Alberta’s north is sure to get you hooked.

Aurora Borealis, northern lights

The Aurora Borealis or northern lights are mesmerizing, dynamic displays of light that appear in the night time northern skies. 

Winter

Winter in Fort McMurray has so many incredible opportunities for your winter adventure. 

Curling - Image copyrighted & courtesy of Chris Salvo

Curling is a sport in which players slide stones across a sheet of ice towards a target area. Here in the Municipality of Wood Buffalo curling has a long and glorious history.

After several days of heavy snowfall, the pillows covering the forest floor are too deep to wade through. A subtle wind picks up a little. Pines creek in the relative silence. You set your old wood-framed snowshoes down and buckle the leather bindings around your boots.

MIP - Image copyrighted & courtesy of Chris Salvo

Newly expanded in 2010, MacDonald Island Park features an array of recreational activities for the whole family, from swimming and skating to workout facilities and concerts.