Rathtrevor Beach 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: Facing Strait of Georgia at Parksville, NW of Nanaimo, Nanoose Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°19'25''N, 124°16'06''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92F/8

Origin Notes and History:

Established by Order in Council 1305, 20 April 1967, containing 265.5 acres more or less. Area increased per OIC 2 June 1969, the whole now containing 859 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 347 ha. more or less.

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