Columbia Lake Park

Feature Type:Provincial Park - Legally defined land area, under provincial jurisdiction, for camping, outdoor recreation, and preservation of wildlife.
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: NE shore of Columbia Lake, S of Invermere, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°18'45''N, 115°50'53''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 82J/5

Origin Notes and History:

Established by Order in Council 7 January 1988 (OIC # not cited ). Conversion of OIC to Statute designation per Bill 15-2001: Protected Areas of British Columbia Amendment Act, 2001, 11 April 2001; the whole containing 260 ha. more or less. Boundary extended per per Bill 50-2004: Parks and Protected Areas Statutes Amendment Act, 17 May 2004; the whole now containing approximately 290 hectares (275 hectares of upland and 15 hectares of foreshore).

Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office