St. Mary's Alpine 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: N of St. Mary River, NW of Kimberley, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°52'50''N, 116°21'00''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 82F/16

Origin Notes and History:

Established by Bill 174, 18 May 1973, containing 22,600 acres more or less. Redescribed per Order in Council 1201/90, the whole containing 9146 ha. more or less. Conversion of OIC to Statute designation per Bill 17-2000: Protected Areas of British Columbia Act, 29 June 2000; the whole still containing 9146 ha. more or less.

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