Chilliwack 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: N side of Chilliwack River just W of Ryder Creek, SE of Chilliwack, New Westminster Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°04'45''N, 121°53'08''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92H/4

Origin Notes and History:

Established per Order in Council 1147, 28 April 1961, containing 65 acres more or less. Area decreased per OIC 1401, 23 April 1970. Area increased per OIC 3416, 16 October 1970, the whole still containing 65 acres more or less. Boundary redescribed per OIC 1972/81, the whole now containing 23 ha. more or less. Redescribed per per Bill 50-2004: Parks and Protected Areas Statutes Amendment Act, 17 May 2004; the whole containing approximately 21 hectares.

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