Nation 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: Surrounding upper Nation River, NW of Fort St. James, Cassiar Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 55°27'30''N, 125°24'00''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 93N/6
Related Maps: 93N/1

Origin Notes and History:

Established per Bill 50-2004: Parks and Protected Areas Statutes Amendment Act, 17 May 2004; the whole containing approximately 19,398 hectares (19,306 hectares of upland and 92 hectares of foreshore). The main parcel surrounding Tsayta and Indata Lakes plus 4 small parcels downstream on Tchentlo and Chuchi Lakes.

Source: BC place name cards, files, correspondence and/or research by BC Chief Geographer/Geographical Names Office.