Beatton 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: E side Charlie Lake, just NE of Fort St. John, Peace River Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 56°19'40''N, 120°56'40''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 94A/7

Origin Notes and History:

Established as a Class C provincial park per Order in Council, 14 September 1934; re-established as a Class A provincial park per OIC 1832, 25 June 1964. Conversion of OIC to Statute designation per Bill 17-2000: Protected Areas of British Columbia Act, 12 June 2000; the whole containing 312 ha. more or less. Redescribed in Bill 50-2004: Parks and Protected Areas Statutes Amendment Act, 17 May 2004; the whole containing approximately 330 hectares (312 hectares of upland and 18 hectares of foreshore).

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