Fort McMurray & Area
The Clearwater Residence Hotel – Timberlea is conveniently located in the thriving neighbourhood of Confederation Heights in Timberlea, and only 9.5 km from the centre of Fort McMurray, with its wide range of dining, shopping and services, as well as a host of entertainment options.
Just a short walk from the hotel, there is a Boston Pizza, Subway, Mac’s Convenience Store, Extra Foods grocery store, a liquor store, and other shops and services, including a gas station and bank.
Winter offers cross country skiing, snowmobile tours and more. Summer serves up a choice of 18-hole golf courses nearby including the Fort McMurray Golf Club, Miskanaw Golf Club and Quarry Ridge Golf Course.
Experience exhilarating white water runs on the local rivers; take a helicopter tour or hike and bike through hundreds of trails in the Richardson River sand dune area. Fishing is easy to get hooked on and includes the chance to fly on a floatplane directly from Fort McMurray to remote areas virtually untouched by man. In the dense forests both nature photography and hunting are popular pursuits.
Discover the history, science and technology behind the world's first commercially successful oil sands project at the Oil Sands Discovery Centre. Suncor Energy's Experience the Energy Tour offers guided tours of the mining to pipeline process.
During the winter the northern lights (Aurora Borealis) make the sky dance with mesmerizing hues of green, white and red . The Cree Indians called this phenomenon the Dance of the Spirits
For more ideas on what to see and do visit Fort McMurray Tourism.