Paul 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: NE of Kamloops, SW of Heffley Lake, Kamloops Division Yale Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°44'30''N, 120°07'45''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92I/9
Related Maps: 92I/16

Origin Notes and History:

Established by Order in Council 1293, 11 May 1961. Area expanded per OIC 1306 & OIC 1307, both 2 November 1995, the whole containing 398 ha. more or less. Conversion of OIC to Statute designation and area expanded per Bill 29: Park Amendment Act 1997, 23 July 1997, the whole now containing approximately 727 hectares (662 hectares of upland and 65 hectares of foreshore).

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