James Chabot 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: In Invermere, at NE end of Windermere Lake, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°30'44''N, 116°01'30''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 82K/9

Origin Notes and History:

Athalmer Beach Park established by Order in Council 584, 1 March 1979. Name changed to James Chabot Park per OIC 1157, 26 July 1990. Conversion of OIC to Statute designation per Bill 17-2000: Protected Areas of British Columbia Act, 29 June 2000; the whole containing 14 ha. more or less.

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