Okanagan 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: W side of Okanagan Lake, S of Peachland, Osoyoos Division Yale Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°41'10"N, 119°43'37"W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: WGS84
NTS Map: 82E/12
Related Maps: 82E

Origin Notes and History:

Established by Order in Council 3006, 29 December 1955. Area added per OIC 869, 12 May 1988. 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 98 ha. more or less. Boundary redescribed per Bill 50-2004: Parks and Protected Areas Statutes Amendment Act, 17 May 2004; the whole containing approximately 90 hectares (69 hectares of upland and 21 hectares of foreshore).

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