The area is bordered by Deerfoot Trail on the east, Highway 22X (Marquis of Lorne) on the south, Fish Creek Provincial Park on the west, and 130th Ave SE on the north. Deerfoot Trail is easy access to downtown, the Calgary International Airport and throughout the city. McKenzie is most known for its private lake and island in the center of the community. Panoramic views of the city and of the snow capped Rockies are seen around the area. The community offers many recreational opportunities including fishing, swimming and boating.