Duffey Lake 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: W side of Cayoosh Creek and surrounding Duffey Lake, between Lillooet and Lillooet Lake, Lillooet Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°25'45''N, 122°17'15''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92J/8

Origin Notes and History:

Established by Order in Council 0791, 14 June 1993, containing 2379 ha. more or less. Conversion of OIC to Statute designation per Bill 53: Park Amendment Act 1995, 13 July 1995. Redescribed in Bill 17-2000: Protected Areas of British Columbia Act, 29 June 2000; the whole containing 2007 ha. more or less. Boundary extended per Bill 38-2008: Protected Areas of British Columbia (Conservancies and Parks) Amendment Act, 23 May 2008; the whole now containing approximately 4,048 hectares. See Duffey Lake for origin information

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