Fort McMurray, AB, Canada is located at the confluence of the Athabasca, Clearwater, Hangingstone, and Horse Rivers in the Wood Buffalo Region of Northeast Alberta. The community is the Canadian centre for petroleum research and exploration. Fort McMurray, Alberta is situated in the heart of the "Athabasca Oil Sands".
Activities most enjoyed in Fort McMurray, Canada and the surrounding areas includes the canoeing, kayaking, fishing, flightseeing, golfing, zip lining, hiking, biking, cycling, snowshoeing, ice fishing, snowmobiling, ice skating and spa experiences.
A few of the more popular activity and sightseeing destinations located in and around Fort McMurray, Alberta includes the Birchwood Trails, Aboriginal Interpretive Trail, MacDonald Island Park, Wood Buffalo National Park, Egg Island Ecological Reserve, and the Gregoire Lake Provincial Park.
The most visited natural sightseeing attractions, historical sites and cultural venues in and around Fort McMurray includes the Oil Sands Discovery Centre, Athabasca Sand Dunes, Bicentennial Museum (Fort Chipewyan), Giants of Mining, Fort McMurray Marine Park Museum, Keyano Theatre and the Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis).
Travel services important to travelers in and around the community of Fort McMurray includes accommodations (hotels, motels, bed and breakfasts, vacation homes, resorts, cottages, cabins, hostels), campgrounds, tours, guides, restaurants, coffee shops, grocery stores, pubs, liquor stores, banks, gas stations, gift stores, art galleries, big box stores, casino, cell service, internet and transportation services including bus, taxi, floatplanes, and the Fort McMurray International Airport (YMM).