Schoen 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
Relative Location: E of Woss Lake, SW of Sayward, Rupert Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°11'02''N, 126°14'43''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92L/1

Origin Notes and History:

Established by Order in Council 3284, 28 October 1977. Redescribed per OIC 1201/90. Conversion of OIC to Statute designation and area added per Bill 53: Park Amendment Act 1995, 13 July 1995, the whole now containing 8429 ha. more or less. Redescribed per Bill 50-2004: Parks and Protected Areas Statutes Amendment Act, 17 May 2004; the whole now containing approximately 8775 hectares.

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