Also known as the Lower Townsite, downtown Fort McMurray is located in the Clearwater River Valley. The main highway, Highway 63, is easily accessible and the residential areas of downtown are highly walkable.
In the Downtown community, plenty of homes are for sale at multiple price points which include single family homes, multi-family townhomes, condominiums, and apartments. Single family homes have driveways, detached garages and street parking while apartment buildings and multi-family townhomes have assigned parking in designated lots.
Residents have quick access to shopping, business, commercial and municipal amenities and services. The area is home to many strip-malls and the region’s only shopping mall.
There are also public facilities, such as the court house and a library. Residents can engage in outdoor recreational activities, parks, and walking trails. There are also many schools located here, such as Fort McMurray Composite High School, Dr. K.A. Clark Elementary School, Father Turcotte and the region’s only post-secondary institution, Keyano College.