Resting on the southern bank and flood plains overlooking the Clearwater River, this picturesque neighbourhood consists mainly of lush acreages with mixed architectural stylings and individually unique approaches to homes and landscaping making it one of the most interesting areas in which to reside. It should be noted that this community treasures a rare level of privacy with many secluded homes seated along the hillside and winding river below. Local Dunvegan Gardens and Marketplace, a family run farm and greenhouse adds a beautifully maintained and fun element to the area where residents come together to participate in family friendly events and activities year round such as a giant jumping pillow, picnic areas, corn maze, hay rides and festive Christmas displays. Residents relish the freedom of country living and enjoy outdoor activities right in their own back yards such as quading, snowmobiling, hiking and fishing with all the benefits of being in close proximity to the bustling downtown core, schools and commercial services.
Draper homes are typically Single Family with a mix of mobiles and a few cabins. Typical age is from 1980 to new, though there are a few trappers cabins dating back to the early 1900's along the river banks.
Draper is located approximately 12 km (7.5 mi) southeast of Fort McMurray on the southern bank of the Clearwater River . The easiest way to and from Draper is access adjacent Waterways, a suburban area of Fort McMurray.
Draper is served by bus service to schools within the Municipality
Draper Quick Facts
Draper was established in 1922 by Thomas Draper who opened a quarry in the area and began to conduct business as the McMurray Asphaltum and Oil Company.
The population of Draper in 2015 was 215 with 64 dwellings according to a municipal census conducted by the R.M of Wood Buffalo. Residents of Draper utilize the services in the neighbouring city of Fort McMurray.
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