Saltery Bay 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 side of entrance to Jervis Inlet, just SE of Powell River (city), New Westminster Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°46'56''N, 124°11'34''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92F/16

Origin Notes and History:

Established by Order in Council 2966, 4 December 1962. Boundary changed per OIC 3467/1967 and per OIC 187/1989, and redescribed per OIC 1183/1989. Conversion of OIC to Statute designation per Bill 17-2000: Protected Areas of British Columbia Act, 29 June 2000; the whole containing approximately 69.3 hectares (39.3 hectares of upland and 30 hectares of foreshore).

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