River Heights lies in the southwest quadrant of Winnipeg, along the south shore of the Assiniboine River and the west shore of the Red River. It is bounded to the west by Kenaston Blvd (Route 90), and to the south by the railroad tracks just south of Taylor Ave. The main east-west thoroughfares are Academy Rd, Corydon Ave, Grant Ave, and Taylor Ave. The main north-south thoroughfares are Kenaston Blvd (Route 90) and Donald St / Pembina Hwy (Route 42). The Trans-Canada Highway crosses through the northeastern tip of the area near The Forks.