Raft Cove 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 end of Vancouver Island between Quatsino Sound and San Josef Bay, Rupert Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°35'11''N, 128°14'13''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 102I/9

Origin Notes and History:

Established by Order in Council 365, 8 March 1990. Redescribed per OIC 1245/94. Conversion of OIC to Statute designation per Bill 17-2000: Protected Areas of British Columbia Act, 29 June 2000; the whole containing 670 ha. more or less. Boundary redescribed per Bill 50-2004: Parks and Protected Areas Statutes Amendment Act, 17 May 2004; the whole now containing approximately 787 hectares (444 hectares of upland and 343 hectares of foreshore).

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