Silver Beach 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: At head of Seymour Arm, Shuswap Lake, Kamloops Division Yale Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 51°14'28''N, 118°57'33''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 82M/2

Origin Notes and History:

Established by Order in Council 2964, 18 September 1969. Area extended per OIC 2284, 5 November 1981, and by OIC 1183, 9 August 1989, and by OIC 0799, 14 June 1993, the whole now containing 129 ha. more or less. Conversion of OIC to Statute designation per Bill 53: Park Amendment Act 1995, 13 July 1995, the whole still containing approximately 129 hhectares (101.2 hectares of upland and 28.6 hectares of foreshore).

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