BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Prophet River Wayside 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: E side Prophet River between Trutch and Prophet River (localities), Peace River Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 57°58'34''N, 122°46'41''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.: 94G/15
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Origin Notes and History:

Prophet River Recreation Area established per Order in Council 40, 7 January 1977, containing 707 acres. Status and name changed to Prophet River Wayside Park per Bill 86, Park Amendment Act 1999, 28 June 1999, the whole containing 113 hectares more or less.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office