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Fort McMurray Northern Alberta

At the junction of mighty rivers and surrounded by Canadian boreal forest, Fort McMurray offers endless outdoor thrills in beautiful northern Alberta. In summer, jump on a jet boat and cruise to a fishing hot spot or fly into a wilderness hunting lodge in the fall. See buffalo in the wild. Get in a round of golf. Fort McMurray has more than 988 acres (400 hectares) of outdoor parks and more than (80 mi) (130 km) of trails for walking, cycling, hiking and cross-country skiing. Because of its location, this is one of the best places in the northern hemisphere to experience the northern lights – from late September to early May.
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MacDonald Island Park

Fort McMurray, Alberta

MacDonald Island Park continues to evolve as a location for one of Canada's premier recreation experiences. Included in that evolution is the newly opened Shell Place that includes SMS Equipment Stadium (sport and performance stadium), a Baseball Stadium, a badminton centre, indoor turf field house, and conference spaces. The Aquatic Centre features five water slides, lazy river, spray park, Olympic-sized swimming pool and two hot tubs. Workout in the state-of-the-art Total Fitness Centre, or go for a skate on one of two NHL-sized hockey arenas. Don't forget to check out the new climbing wall and the indoor playground.

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Fort McMurray Heritage Park

Fort McMurray, Alberta
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Heritage Park is Fort McMurray's own little village locked in time. Come to the park during the summer months and stroll through history. No appointment needed! On your self-guided tour you will find historic buildings and artifacts that showcase our community's unique history. Heritage Park preserves Fort McMurray and region's past. Visit Marine Park and discover the five ships of the Miskanaw and the Fort McMurray river transportation system: children can enjoy the newly developped park just off the boardwalk. Find unique treasures and hand-made, quality products in the gift shop.

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Keyano Theatre & Arts Centre

Fort McMurray, Alberta

A state-of-the-art theatre that seats up to 594 individuals, including a 194 seat Recital Theatre with over 80,000 patrons passing through Keyano Theatre's doors each year. In addition to producing the Keyano College Foundation Partners & Friends 4-PLAY Drama Series, Keyano supports the Syncrude Arts Alive Presents Series, the Reel Performances - tiff Film Circuit, Stage 2 and biannually The Affair for the Arts-- a fundraiser for the Keyano Theatre. Be entertained and while watching comedies, magic shows, intense dramas, kids musicals, and more.

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Experience Alberta's History - Annual Pass

Alberta's heritage facilities are unique and interesting places to visit where you can learn, have fun and connect with heritage. Purchase an Experience Alberta's History Pass and receive unlimited admission to a network of provincial historic sites and museums in Alberta for one full year. Discounted family passes also available.

Expires: 2017-05-16
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3-Day Northern Lights Excursion

The aurora borealis is a breathtaking wonder with universal appeal. Northern Lights Outdoor Excursions provides visitors with the ideal way to make this the experience of a lifetime! This 3 day/2 night package includes two viewings of the aurora borealis in Fort McMurray.

Expires: 2017-08-31
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Tours

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McMurray Aviation

Fort McMurray, Alberta

McMurray Aviation's aerial tours will give you a bird's eye view of not only the city, but over the Oilsands as well. We have a variety of aircraft that can land on either land or water, making it easy to suit our clients' needs. We also have a regular scheduled flight to Fort Chipewyan.

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Adventure Borealis

Fort McMurray, Alberta

Adventure Borealis offers premier outdoor adventures in the heart of the oil sands. Our local Metis guides help ensure your memories of an outdoor experience in Fort McMurray will last a lifetime. Our years of outdoor experience and knowledge of the region will provide a safe and enjoyable experience.

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Wood Buffalo Helicopters

Fort McMurray, Alberta

Wood Buffalo Helicopters is a full service helicopter charter company, with expertise in provide guided helicopter tours of the oilsands. We do standard 1, 1.5 & 2 hour tours, or we can customize an itinerary to meet your needs. We also provide general helicopter services.

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