BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Okanagan Falls Park
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
Provincial Park - Legally defined land area, under provincial jurisdiction, for camping, outdoor recreation, and preservation of wildlife
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Not official. Lookup the official name
Relative Location: W side of Okanagan River at Penticton, Similkameen Division Yale Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 49°20'28''N, 119°34'53''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
DatumClick here for an explanation of Datum.: NAD83
NTS MapClick here for an explanation of NTS Map.: 82E/5
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Origin Notes and History:

Established by Order in Council 532, 16 March 1956. Redescribed per OIC 1881/79. Conversion of OIC to Statute designation per Bill 17-2000: Protected Areas of British Columbia Act, 29 June 2000; the whole containing 2.2 ha. more or less. Name changed to sxwexwnitkw Park [a.k.a. Okanagan Falls Park] per Bill 8-2015: Protected Areas of British Columbia Amendment Act, 25 March 2015 (please see official name record for preferred nsyilxcen language orthography).
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office