Goldpan 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 Thompson River, just below Spences Bridge, Kamloops Division Yale Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°20'53''N, 121°23'25''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92I/6

Origin Notes and History:

Established per Order in Council 533, 16 March 1956. Conversion of OIC to Statute designation per Bill 17-2000: Protected Areas of British Columbia Act, 29 June 2000; the whole containing 5 ha. more or less. Redescribed per Bill 50-2004: Parks and Protected Areas Statutes Amendment Act, 17 May 2004; the whole containing approximately 5.6 hectares (2.1 hectares of upland and 3.5 hectares of foreshore).

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