Bowron 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: Just NE of Barkerville, Cariboo Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 53°11'00''N, 121°02'00''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 93H/3

Origin Notes and History:

Established by Order in Council #1498, 6 June 1961, containing 297,301 acres more or less. Area Increased per OIC 3161, 2 October 1969 and per OIC 3019, 19 August 1971; the whole now containing 304,155 acres more or less. Conversion of OIC to Statute designation and boundary redescribed per Bill 17: Protected Areas of British Columbia Act (schedule D), 12 June 2000, the whole now containing 139,700 ha. more or less.

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