Simson Marine Park

Feature Type:Provincial Marine Park - A park designated and administered by the Province, primarily for water-oriented activities, that may or may not be only accessible by boat.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: E side of South Thormanby Island facing Halfmoon Bay, NW of Sechelt, New Westminster Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°29'15''N, 123°57'55''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92G/5
Related Maps: 92G/12
92G/5

Origin Notes and History:

Simson Park was established by Order in Council 609, 19 March 1986. Name and status changed to Simson Marine Park 22 August 1988 on 92G/5. Conversion of OIC to Statute designation per Bill 17-2000: Protected Areas of British Columbia Act, 29 June 2000; the whole containing 461 ha. more or less.

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

Named after the family who donated the land.

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