Blanket Creek 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: NW side Upper Arrow Lake, S of Revelstoke, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°50'00''N, 118°05'00''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 82L/16

Origin Notes and History:

Blanket Creek Recreation Area established per Order in Council 290, 18 February 1982; confirmed 15 March 1982 on 82L/16. Recreation Area cancelled and area re-established as a Class A Park, to be called Blanket Creek Park, per OIC 392, 21 March 1989, the whole containing 318 hectares more or less; name confirmed 30 May 1989 on 82L/16. Conversion of OIC to Statue designation per Bill 50-2004: Parks and Protected Areas Statutes Amendment Act, 17 May 2004; the whole containing approximately 318 hectares.

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