Sun-Oka 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: W side Okanagan Lake at Trout Creek (community), S of Summerland, Osoyoos Division Yale Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°33'50''N, 119°37'52''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 82E/12

Origin Notes and History:

Claybanks Beach Park established by Order in Council 2218, 7 July 1969, containing 35.73 acres. Name changed to Sun-Oka Beach Park and area extended per OIC 509, 16 February 1970, the whole containing 36.73 acres. Area extended per OIC 366, 8 March 1990. Conversion of OIC to Statute designation per Bill 17-2000: Protected Areas of British Columbia Act, 29 June 2000; the whole containing 30 ha. more or less.

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