Nickel Plate 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: At Nickel Plate Lake just W of Apex Mountain (recreational community), W of Penticton, Similkameen Division Yale Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°24'17''N, 119°56'52''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 82E/5

Origin Notes and History:

Clearwater Park established by Order in Council 1630, 14 December 1938. Name changed to Nickel Plate Park per OIC 7 May 1975. Boundary redescribed per OIC 354/83. Conversion of OIC to Statute designation per Bill 17-2000: Protected Areas of British Columbia Act, 29 June 2000; the whole containing 105 ha. more or less.

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