Top 6 Things to Do in Fort McMurray

The charming town of Fort McMurray, in northern Alberta is well known for being one of the best places in the world to view nature’s most spectacular light show – the Aurora Borealis.

With its stunning river valleys and boreal forest, and its position close to the Athabasca Oil Fields, Fort McMurray is a busy city with plenty to keep visitors entertained.
Northern Lights

Northern Lights

The spectacular Aurora Borealis is a sight that has to be seen to be believed, and here in Whitehorse it’s almost a nightly experience during the winter.
Oil Sands Bus Tours

Oil Sands Bus Tours

Join a guided bus tour of Suncor Energy’s Oil Sands Discovery Centre, and explore this fascinating process from mining to pipeline. Learn the truth about how the sand is reclaimed as a productive partner in the natural environment. 
Golf

Golf

Fort McMurray has three separate 18-hole golf courses, including the Fort McMurray Golf Club.
Fort McMurray Heritage Park

Fort McMurray Heritage Park

Take a step back in time in this historical village where Fort McMurray’s history comes alive.
Skiing and Snowboarding

Skiing and Snowboarding

Make the most of Fort McMurray’s beautiful, winter sunshine at Vista Ridge ski hill and tubing park.
Gregoire Lake Provincial Park

Gregoire Lake Provincial Park

Just a short drive from Fort McMurray, this beautiful park is a great place for hiking, biking, boating, cross-country skiing and more.
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