Emory Creek 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: W side of Fraser River, just S of Yale, Yale Division Yale Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°30'42''N, 121°24'55''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92H/11

Origin Notes and History:

Established per Order in Council 646, 16 March 1956. Area increased per OIC 1171/57, 22 May 1957, the whole now containing 36.75 acres. Conversion of OIC to Statute designation per Bill 17-2000: Protected Areas of British Columbia Act, 29 June 2000; the whole containing 15 ha. more or less. Boundary extended per Bill 50-2004: Parks and Protected Areas Statutes Amendment Act, 17 May 2004; the whole now containing approximately 29 hectares (15 hectares of upland and 14 hectares of foreshore).

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