Okanagan Falls Park

Feature Type:Provincial Park - Legally defined land area, under provincial jurisdiction, for camping, outdoor recreation, and preservation of wildlife.
Status: Lookup the official name
Relative Location: W side of Okanagan River at Penticton, Similkameen Division Yale Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°20'28''N, 119°34'53''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 82E/5

Origin Notes and History:

Established by Order in Council 532, 16 March 1956. Redescribed per OIC 1881/79. Conversion of OIC to Statute designation per Bill 17-2000: Protected Areas of British Columbia Act, 29 June 2000; the whole containing 2.2 ha. more or less. Name changed to sxwexwnitkw Park [a.k.a. Okanagan Falls Park] per Bill 8-2015: Protected Areas of British Columbia Amendment Act, 25 March 2015 (please see official name record for preferred nsyilxcen language orthography).

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