Spectacle Lake Park

Feature Type:Provincial Park - Legally defined land area, under provincial jurisdiction, for camping, outdoor recreation, and preservation of wildlife.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: SE of Shawnigan Lake, SE end Vancouver Island, Malahat Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 48°34'47''N, 123°34'15''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92B/12

Origin Notes and History:

Established per Order in Council 2919, 13 November 1963, containing 160 acres more or less. Conversion of OIC to Statute designation per Bill 17-2000: Protected Areas of British Columbia Act, 29 June 2000; the whole containing 54 ha. more or less. Area extended per Bill 50-2004: Parks and Protected Areas Statutes Amendment Act, 17 May 2004; the whole now containing approximately 67 hectares.

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