Swan 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: Just inside BC-Alberta boundary, S of Dawson Creek (city), Peace River Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 55°31'42''N, 120°01'46''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 93P/9

Origin Notes and History:

Established per Order in Council 434/36. Redescribed per OIC 100, 11 January 1972. Conversion of OIC to Statute designation per Bill 17-2000: Protected Areas of British Columbia Act, 29 June 2000; the whole containing 67 ha. more or less. Boundary redescribed per Bill 50-2004: Parks and Protected Areas Statutes Amendment Act, 17 May 2004; the whole containing approximately 82 hectares (65 hectares of upland and 17 hectares of foreshore).

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