Bridge 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: 2 sites at E end of Bridge Lake, SE of 100 Mile House, Lillooet Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 51°29'13''N, 120°42'03''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92P/7
Related Maps: 92P

Origin Notes and History:

Bridge Lake Park established per Order in Council 533, 16 March 1956, located on the SE shore of Bridge Lake. Boundary redescribed per Bill 17: Protected Areas of British Columbia Act, 12 June 2000, the whole now containing 6 ha. more or less. Boundary redescribed to include the area formerly known as Bridge Lake Centennial Park (on the NE side of the lake) plus additional foreshore, per Bill 50-2004: Parks and Protected Areas Statutes Amendment Act, 17 May 2004; the whole now containing approximately 25 hectares (12 hectares of upland and 13 hectares of foreshore). Boundary extended per Bill 5: Protected Areas of British Columbia Amendment Act, 16 March 2013, the whole now containing 405 ha. more or less.

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