The community of Dufferin is bordered by Kenna Cartwright Park which is located to the east of the city of downtown Kamloops. The area benefits from a variety of hiking trails through the park right outside the doorstep of the majority of the homes in the area. Dufferin is centrally located to a lot of the uptown shopping in the Kamloops city with most major shops located only a five minutes away. This area has a mix of new and older neighbourhoods, Dufferin has seen a considerable amount of development over the last decade and it continues today. The areas closest to Kenna Cartwright Park are the newest areas of Dufferin.
There is a local elementary school in the area along with regular and accessible public transportation. Dufferin is also very close to the Trans Canada Highway making it easy to get to other areas of Kamloops.