The community of Highwood is located in the northwest sector of the city. It is bounded by McKnight Boulevard tot he north, 4th Street N.W. to the east, 40th Avenue N. W. to the south, and John Laurie Boulevard to the west. The gently rolling foothills in the community provide for views at a number of locations within Highwood. This predominantly single family residential neighbourhood was established in 1954. Highwood residents are provided with easy access to outdoor recreation opportunities such as Confederation Park, Nose Hill Park, and the pathway.