Hemer 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: W side of Holden Lake, just SW of Nanaimo, Cedar Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°05'57''N, 123°49'53''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92G/4

Origin Notes and History:

Established by Order in Council 1099, 8 May 1981, containing 93 ha. more or less. Conversion of OIC to Statute designation per Bill 17-2000: Protected Areas of British Columbia Act, 29 June 2000; the whole still containing 93 ha. more or less. Redescribed per Bill 50-2004: Parks and Protected Areas Statutes Amendment Act, 17 May 2004; the whole now containing approximately 109 hectares (94 hectares of upland and 15 hectares of foreshore).

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

Donated by the Hemer family.

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