BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Duffey Lake 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.: Official
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: W side of Cayoosh Creek and surrounding Duffey Lake, between Lillooet and Lillooet Lake, Lillooet Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 50°25'45''N, 122°17'15''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.: 92J/8
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Origin Notes and History:

Established by Order in Council 0791, 14 June 1993, containing 2379 ha. more or less. Conversion of OIC to Statute designation per Bill 53: Park Amendment Act 1995, 13 July 1995. Redescribed in Bill 17-2000: Protected Areas of British Columbia Act, 29 June 2000; the whole containing 2007 ha. more or less. Boundary extended per Bill 38-2008: Protected Areas of British Columbia (Conservancies and Parks) Amendment Act, 23 May 2008; the whole now containing approximately 4,048 hectares. See Duffey Lake for origin information
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office