Cariboo Mountains 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: Between Bowron Lake and Wells Gray Provincial Parks, Cariboo Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 52°53'00''N, 120°31'00''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 93A/15
Related Maps: 93A/10

Origin Notes and History:

"Mitchell Lake/Niagara Park a.k.a. Cariboo Mountains Park" established by Bill 53: Park Amendment Act 1995, 13 July 1995, containing 113,469 ha. more or less. Name changed to Cariboo Mountains Park per Bill 17: Protected Areas of British Columbia Act, 12 June 2000; the whole still containing 113,469 ha. more or less.

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