Puntchesakut 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
Pronounced: pun CHESSacut
Relative Location: E side Puntchesakut Lake, W of Quesnel, Cariboo Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 52°59'02''N, 122°56'26''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 93B/15

Origin Notes and History:

Established by Order in Council 1413, 26 July 1980. Conversion of OIC to Statute designation per Bill 17-2000: Protected Areas of British Columbia Act, 29 June 2000; the whole containing 38 ha. more or less.

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