Skookumchuck Narrows Park

Feature Type:Provincial Park - Legally defined land area, under provincial jurisdiction, for camping, outdoor recreation, and preservation of wildlife.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: W side of Skookumchuck Narrows, N end of Sechelt Peninsula, New Westminster Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°44'31''N, 123°54'36''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92G/12

Origin Notes and History:

Skookumchuck Narrows Park established by Order in Council 2097, 25 August 1957, containing 100 acres. 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 123 ha. more or less.

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

Incorrectly identified as just "Skookumchuck Park" in the 1963 BC Parks List, and in the 1966 BC Gazetteer.

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