Champion Lakes 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: E side Columbia River, NE of Trail, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°11'05''N, 117°37'25''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 82F/4

Origin Notes and History:

Established by Order in Council 581, 12 March 1955. Area increased per OIC 1201/90. Boundary redescribed per Bill 17: Protected Areas of British Columbia Act, 12 June 2000; the whole containing 1,426 ha. more or less. Boundary redescribed per Bill 50-2004: Parks and Protected Areas Statutes Amendment Act, 17 May 2004; the whole now containing approximately 1,452 hectares.

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