Martha 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: E side Lake Revelstoke, W of NW corner Glacier National Park, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 51°08'56''N, 118°12'09''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 82M/1

Origin Notes and History:

Lake Revelstoke Park was established by Order in Council 0793, 14 June 1993. Name changed to Martha Creek Park per OIC 1245/94, 29 September 1994. Conversion of OIC to Statute designation per Bill 17-2000: Protected Areas of British Columbia Act, 29 June 2000; the whole containing approximately 71 hectares (49 hectares of upland and 22 hectares of foreshore).

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