Beacon Hill is a close knit community that is re-building stronger than ever after the May 2016 wildfire. Here you will be able to find local schools and many green spaces and parks for the whole family to enjoy. This hilltop neighbourhood is surrounded by forests and offers many walking and ATV trails. Being a short distance from downtown Fort McMurray and with direct access to Highway 63, this community would be a good fit for any buyer looking to live and work in Fort McMurray.
Beacon Hill is one of the older neighbourhoods of Fort McMurray, currently re-building from the 2016 wild fire. The community is located on the north end of Fort McMurray with access right off Highway 63. With no direct access to other neighbourhoods, Beacon Hill enjoys a quiet community feel. Buyers find a wide range of townhomes and single family homes to fit any budget.
Beacon Hill is only a short 10-minute drive to the downtown with all major amenities and services. In addition, the district is close to the Mackenzie Industrial Park and only a short commute to Fort McMurray Airport. There are many hotels, fast food establishments and shopping within minutes of this community, which makes it an excellent choice for anyone wanting to be close to the action but not directly in it.
This neighbourhood contains both Good Shepherd Community School and Beacon Hill Public School. Plus, you’ll find playgrounds and local trails at many different spots throughout the neighbourhood for the enjoyment of everyone. Other recreational spaces include: tennis courts, soccer field, and baseball diamond. Being located outside of the lively and busy downtown area, it is easier to see the northern lights when out for a quite walk in the evenings, one of the most inspiring sights Fort McMurray has to offer. Many options catering to different living styles combined with a family friendly feeling, Beacon Hill is sure to be a highly rated spot for potential home buyers.
Neighbourhood Amenities & Recreation
- Shaw Communications Centre
- Baseball diamond
- Beacon Hill dog park
- Tennis courts
- Soccer field
- Green space
- Frank Lacroix Sports Arena