Monkman 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 of Tumbler Ridge, NE of Prince George, Peace River Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 54°33'59"N, 121°11'15"W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: WGS84
NTS Map: 93I/11
Related Maps: 93I/10

Origin Notes and History:

Established by Order in Council 1726, 30 July 1981, containing 32,000 hectares, more or less. Conversion of OIC to Statute designation per Bill 17-2000: Protected Areas of British Columbia Act, 29 June 2000; the whole still containing 32,000 ha. more or less. Boundary description corrected per Bill 50-2004: Parks and Protected Areas Statutes Amendment Act, 17 May 2004. Redescribed per Bill 19-2018: Protected Areas of British Columbia Amendment Act, 15 May 2018; the whole containing approximately 63,119 hectares.

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