In the past 20 years, the primaryly forested and open prairie area of Fort Whyte has experienced rapid residential and commercial growth.Within all this urban sprawl comes a mix of casual, family and fine dining restaurants, big, strip malls, factory outlets, one of Canada’s largest IKEA stores, and a movie theatre that features entrees and alcoholic beverages to consume while watching the newest flick on the big screen.
The main intersection around Kenaston Boulevard and McGillivray Boulevard is a beehive of activity, while just minutes away, FortWhyte Alive offers 640-acres of urban oasis. Replete with lakes, woods, expansive hiking trails, and an organic farm whose produce is used at the onsite Buffalo Stone Café, , Fort Whyte Alive also boasts North America’s largest herd of urban bison. Year-round outdoor activities are offered here, such as fishing, canoeing, showshoeing, and cross-country skiing.
For dining, look no further than local gourmet burger joint Nuburger, whose Kenaston location offers a delicious variety of burger toppings, from fried eggs to housemade potato chips.