Helliwell 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: Off SE side of Hornby Island, W side Strait of Georgia between Qualicum and Comox, Nanaimo Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°30'00''N, 124°36'20''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92F/10
Related Maps: 92F/10

Origin Notes and History:

Helliwell Park established by Order in Council 2681, 16 September 1966, containing 160 acres more or less. Area increased per OIC 4518/71 and OIC 1490/92. Conversion of OIC to Statute designation per Bill 17-2000: Protected Areas of British Columbia Act, 29 June 2000; the whole containing approximately 2872 hectares (69 hectares of upland and 2803 hectares of foreshore).

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