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Thickwood Heights contains a number of smaller subdivisions including but not limited to Ross Haven, Silin Forest, Signal Hill, Signal Road, Martin Ride, Westview, Silver Springs, Cedar Woods, Woodland, Timberline, Tundra North, Tundra South, Wood Buffalo Estates Garnet and Elmore.
Thickwood Heights has an average walk score in the forties.
Wood Buffalo is west of Thickwood Heights. Downtown Fort McMurray are east of Thickwood Heights, on the other side of the river. Timberlea is north of Thickwood Heights.
Route 63 runs along the northeastern edge of Thickwood. The Athabasca River is southeast of the community, though there are large areas of undeveloped parkland between this neighborhood and the river. You have ample outdoor recreational opportunities in this neighborhood.
Thickwood Boulevard runs through this community.
On the other side of Route 63 and the Athabasca River is MacDonald Island Park and downtown Fort McMurray.
Downtown Fort McMurray is about a ten minute drive from this community.
Landmarks and Events
Thickwood Shopping Plaza is located in Thickwood Heights. The Casman Center shopping plaza is also in this neighborhood.
The Fort McMurray Golf Club is directly south of Thickwood Heights, sandwiched between the southern edge of Thickwood and the Athabasca River.
Thickwood sits on the south side of Birchwood Trails, an urban park with over a hundred kilometers of high quality trails.
The YMCA of Wood Buffalo is located in Tundra North.
There are restaurants along Thickwood Boulevard like Blue Diamond Restaurant, Hong Kong Eatery, Panago and Cosmos Pizza. This community has book stores, coffee shops and other retail outlets along Thickwood Boulevard, which is why it receives a much better walk score than surrounding neighborhoods. Your family can walk to schools K-12, the YMCA, restaurants and grocery stores.
The Oil Sands Discovery Center is about ten kilometers away.
Schools and Family Friendly Services
Fort McMurray Christian School on Tamarack Way is located in Thickwood Heights. The Franklin Spragins High School is also located in this neighborhood.
Ecole St. Paul Catholic School on Ross Haven Drive serves Catholic students grades pre-K through 6th grade in this area. The Father Patrick Mecredi Catholic High School serves seventh through twelfth graders in Thickwood as well as Dickensfield. St. Gabriel Catholic School on Signal Road services several neighborhoods in Thickwood like Elmore, Westview and Martin Ridge.
The Ecole Dickinsfield Public School, a French immersion school, is open to Thickwood residents. It is located in Dickinsfield on Dickins Drive.
Thickwood Heights Public School is located on Silin Forest Road. It serves a large part of Thickwood Heights. Westview Public School on Wolverine Drive is open to Thickwood Heights residents in Westview Estates, Tundra and Westwood.
Westwood Community High School offers a French immersion program to residents north of the Athabasca River, including Thickwood Heights.
Thickwood contains over 6,400 homes. You can find affordable, comfortable three bedroom one bath homes to mid-sized four bedroom three bath single family detached homes and large five bedroom homes.
Thickwood was the largest neighborhood in Fort McMurray before Timberlea was built. Homes in this area are typically older than properties in Timberlea. The maturity and greater density of this neighborhood offers a good mix of walkability and livability, where you can find single family homes with yard close to schools and shopp