Roscoe Bay 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: SE side of West Redonda Island, facing Desolation Sound, New Westminster Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°09'37''N, 124°46'34''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92K/2

Origin Notes and History:

Established by Order in Council 1189, 10 August 1989, containing 247 hectares (200 ha upland and 47 ha foreshore). Conversion of OIC to Statute designation and boundary redescribed per Bill 50-2004: Parks and Protected Areas Statutes Amendment Act, 17 May 2004; the whole now containing approximately 242 hectares (190 hectares of upland and 52 hectares of foreshore).

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