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Witness the Northern Lights in Fort McMurray

Located just off Highway 63, Radisson Hotel & Suites Fort McMurray offers abundant amenities in a convenient location near the area’s best things to do. Take a tour to see the awe-inspiring beauty of the Aurora Borealis, or visit the Oil Sands Discovery Centre to learn about the Athabasca Oil Sands, one of the world's largest oil deposits. If you’re fascinated by the past, wander through Heritage Village, home to historical buildings, train cars and ships. Complete your visit with a round of golf at Fort McMurray Golf Club or a stroll along the TOTAL Aboriginal Interpretive Trail at MacDonald Island Park.

Historical sites and museums
  • Oil Sands Discovery Centre (2.5 km)
    Learn about the Athabasca Oil Sands, one of the largest oil deposits in the world, at this educational facility that offers films and an extraction demonstration.
    Phone: +1 (780) 743-7167
  • Heritage Village and Heritage Shipyard (2.8 km)
    The Fort McMurray Heritage Society runs both Heritage Village, where you can tour historic homes, and Heritage Shipyard, where you can learn about the area’s maritime history.
    Phone: +1 (780) 791-7575

Sports and outdoors

  • MacDonald Island Park (6.7 km)
    This expansive recreational facility offers golf, swimming, tennis, dancing, and even live concerts and performances.
    Phone: +1 (780) 791-0070
  • Fort McMurray Golf Club (14.8 km)
    This scenic 18-hole course runs through the Borealis Forest and along the Athabasca River.
    Phone: +1 (780) 743-5577

Other points of interest

  • Northern Lights Outdoor Excursions (10 minutes from town)
    Admire the breath-taking beauty of the Aurora Borealis, also called the Northern Lights, on these guided tours.
    Phone: +1 (403) 474-4934
  • TOTAL Aboriginal Interpretive Trail (6.7 km)
    Stretching more than a kilometre, this beautiful riverside trail celebrates First Nations and Métis communities with original sculptures by local artists.
    Phone: +1 (780) 791-0070

Driving directions
Driving from Edmonton or points farther north, follow Highway 63 into town. When you enter the city limits, turn right at the second set of lights onto Gregoire Drive. The hotel is located straight ahead.