Heron Gate is the name given to the neighbourhood in South-East Ottawa. The boundaries are Heron Road from the north, Alta Vista Drive on the west, the angle of Heron and Walkley on the east and Walkley Road in the south.Heron Gate is one of the dense neighbourhoods in the city.
There are several parks in the neighbourhood, and served by Ridgemont High School), St. Patrick's High School, and Charles Hulse Elementary School for education. The area has a midsized mall called "HeronGate Mall" and train tracks to the south. It is a high density, middle class area. A number of new developments were completed in the neighbourhood between 2006 and 2008.