Coquihalla River 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: On Coquihalla River, NE of Hope, Yale Division Yale Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°27'40''N, 121°15'40''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92H/6

Origin Notes and History:

Coquihalla River Recreation Area established per Order in Council 986, 15 May 1986, containing 100 hectares more or less. Upgraded to a Class A park according to BC Parks' published synopsis of Bill 86: Park Amendment Act 1999, 28 June 1999, however this particular feature is not specified or identified in the cited legislation. Established as Coquihalla River Park in Bill 17-2000: Protected Areas of British Columbia Act, 29 June 2000; the whole containing 103 ha. more or less.

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