Buckinghorse River Wayside 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: N side of Buckinghorse River, NW of Pink Mountain, Peace River Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 57°23'06''N, 122°50'35''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 94G/7

Origin Notes and History:

Established by Order-in-Council 1244, 13 April 1970, containing 102 acres. Area increased per OIC 2627, 3 August 1970, the whole containing 135 acres more or less. Boundary redescribed per Bill 17: Protected Areas of British Columbia Act, 12 June 2000, the whole now containing 55 ha. more or less.

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