Lincoln Heights is bounded to the south by Carling Avenue, to the north by Mud Lake, to the west by Greenview Avenue, and to the east by the Sir John A. Macdonald Parkway. The area is notable for its proximity to the Ottawa River and Mud Lake bird sanctuary. Lincoln Fields transit station is the main transit hub in the neighbourhood, and Lincoln Fields Shopping Centre is the main commercial centre. There are many high-rise condominiums and apartments in the neighbourhood, overlooking the Ottawa River. The Old Forge Community Resource Centre, which is located in a historic building, is a key community centre.