Monte Lake 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: E side Monte Lake, between Kamloops and Vernon, Kamloops Division Yale Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°30'02''N, 119°49'55''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 82L/12
Related Maps: 82L/12

Origin Notes and History:

Established by Order in Council 533, 16 March 1956. Redescribed per OIC 1001/56. Conversion of OIC to Statute designation per Bill 17-2000: Protected Areas of British Columbia Act, 29 June 2000; the whole containing 8 ha. more or less. Boundary redescribed per Bill 50-2004: Parks and Protected Areas Statutes Amendment Act, 17 May 2004; the whole now containing approximately 5 hectares.

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