Mount Fernie 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: Just W of Fernie, E of Cranbrook, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°29'23''N, 115°06'08''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 82G/6

Origin Notes and History:

Established by Order in Council 1006, 4 May 1959, containing 259 ha. more or less. Baoundary redescribed per Bill 50-2004: Parks and Protected Areas Statutes Amendment Act, 17 May 2004; the whole now containing approximately 139 hectares. Boundary redescribed per Bill 74-2004: Miscellaneous Statutes Amendment Act, 21 October 2004; the whole containing 141 hectares.

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