Porpoise 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: E side of Porpoise Bay, just N of Sechelt, New Westminster Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°30'27''N, 123°44'57''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92G/12

Origin Notes and History:

Established by Order in Council 357. 29 January 1971 and 1 February 1971. Redescribed per OIC 1201/90. Conversion of OIC to Statute designation per Bill 17-2000: Protected Areas of British Columbia Act, 29 June 2000; the whole containing 61 ha. more or less.

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