Skihist 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: S side of Thompson River, just NE of Lytton, Kamloops Division Yale Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°14'40''N, 121°30'55''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92I/4
Related Maps: 92I/3

Origin Notes and History:

Established by Order in Council 533, 16 March 1956. 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 33 ha. more or less. Boundary extended per Bill 15: Protected Areas of British Columbia Amendment Act, 19 May 2010, the whole now containing approximately 386 hectares.

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