Pilot 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 Kootenay Lake, opposite entrance to West Arm Kootenay Lake, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°38'29''N, 116°51'54''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 82F/10

Origin Notes and History:

Established by Order in Council 2074, 21 July 1964, containing 856 acres more or less. 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 approximately 347 hectares (313 hectares of upland and 34 hectares of foreshore).

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