Alice Lake Park

Feature Type:Provincial Park - Legally defined land area, under provincial jurisdiction, for camping, outdoor recreation, and preservation of wildlife.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: E of junction of Squamish and Cheakamus Rivers, New Westminster Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°47'00''N, 123°07'00''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92G/14

Origin Notes and History:

Established per Order in Council #2865, 23 November 1956; area expanded per OIC 394, 14 February 1961; the whole now containing 396 ha. Boundary redescribed per Bill 10-2009: Protected Areas of British Columbia Amendment Act, 20 October 2009; the whole now containing approximately 411 hectares.

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

Alice Lake was named for the wife of Charles Rose, a settler who arrived about 1888.

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