Community: Saprae Creek Estates
About Saprae Creek Estates
The hamlet of Saprae Creek is located 25 kilometres south of Fort McMurray and is the third largest community in the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo. It is situated on the crest of the Clearwater River Valley and can be accessed from Alberta Highway 69.
Established in 1987, Saprae Creek is a forested acreage hamlet that serves as a bedroom community to Fort McMurray. Saprae Creek is home to Vista Ridge, a popular winter recreation facility that offers skiing, snowboarding and downhill tubing.
According to the 2010 census, there are 926 residents currently living in Saprae Creek. There is a volunteer fire department, Neighbourhood Watch and a Block Parent program. Commercial and community services are located in nearby Fort McMurray.