Conkle 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: W of junction of Kettle and West Kettle Rivers, NE of Osoyoos, Similkameen Division Yale Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°10'20''N, 119°06'00''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 82E/3

Origin Notes and History:

Established by Order in Council 891, 15 March 1973, containing 1,450 acres. Boundary redescribed per OIC 1254/85 (date not cited). Conversion of OIC to Statute designation per Bill 15-2001: Protected Areas of British Columbia Amendment Act, 2001, 11 April 2001; the whole containing 587 ha. more or less.

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