An Introduction to Prairie Creek

Found in the fast-growing area of Fort McMurray, Prairie Creek is a neighbourhood located close to many of the top amenities. A short drive will find you at the MacDonald Island Recreation Center, Syncrude Sport and Wellness Center, Vista Ridge or Miskawnaw Golf Club. All four of these attractions are within 15 minutes of the neighourood.

Those moving to the area for work can easily commute to the top employers in the area, as well. The neighourhood is a little over an hour from the Oil Sands projects and provides a good mixture of home options. Quick access to the entire Wood Buffalo area is provided by highway 881 and highway 63.

With plenty of single-family homes, mobile homes and multi-unit buildings, you can find a place to stay while shopping for a home or move into a new home quickly. The area is served by the Fort McMurray Schools including Greely Road, Beacon Hill and Fort McMurray Islamic School.

Shopping and Dining

Gregoire Food Store is found close to the Prairie Creek area and provides the best grocery shopping in the area. Plenty of dining options are also provides including:

  • OJ's Steak & Pizza
  • Pizza Experts
  • Islander Restaurant
  • Frontier Dining
  • McRay's Roadhouse Grille
  • Mary Brown's Famous Chicken & Taters

If you're looking for a place to relax and grab a pint, you can stop in at The Den, which is found in the Quality Hotel.

Along with the good dining options, you can find plenty of fitness centres close by including Reign Fitness, Phoenix Fitness and the Perfectly Divine Day Spa.

Homes within the area start around $400,000 and go as high as $800,000. Many of the homes are one story choices, but some are two stories, as well. If you're thinking of moving to the Fort McMurray area, Prairie Creek is a good choice for your new home.

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