Paarens Beach 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: S end of Stuart Lake, W of Fort St. James, Range 5 Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 54°25'07''N, 124°22'54''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 93K/8

Origin Notes and History:

"Parrens Beach Park" established per Order in Council 1088, 10 May 1972. Spelling corrected to Paarens Beach Park per OIC 1577, 18 July 1980. Conversion of OIC to Statute designation per Bill 86, Park Amendment Act 1999, 28 June 1999, the whole containing 50 hectares more or less.

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