Jewel 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: NE end Jewel Lake, N of Greenwood, NW of Grand Forks, Similkameen Division Yale Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°10'56''N, 118°36'12''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 82E/2

Origin Notes and History:

Established by Order in Council 2173, 22 October 1981. Conversion of OIC to Statute designation per Bill 17-2000: Protected Areas of British Columbia Act, 29 June 2000; the whole containing 49 ha. more or less.

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