F.H. Barber 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: At junction of Wahleach Creek and Fraser River, SW of Hope, Yale Division Yale Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°18'48''N, 121°38'05''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92H/5

Origin Notes and History:

Established by Order in Council #2592, 4 October 1978. Expanded from 6 hecares to 8.5 hectares per OIC #1345/82. Redescribed per OIC #1254/94. Conversion of OIC to Statute designation per Bill 17-2000: Protected Areas of British Columbia Act, 29 June 2000; the whole containing 8.5 ha. more or less.

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

Bequeathed to the province by Francis Henry Barber, for park purposes.

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