Cowichan River Park

Feature Type:Provincial Park - Legally defined land area, under provincial jurisdiction, for camping, outdoor recreation, and preservation of wildlife.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: W of Duncan, Cowichan Lake Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 48°46'20''N, 123°53'45''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92B/13

Origin Notes and History:

Established by Bill 53: Park Amendment Act 1995, 13 July 1995, being 6 discrete sites along the river, the whole containing 741.5 ha. more or less. Boundaries redescribed in Bill 17-2000: Protected Areas of British Columbia Act, 29 June 2000; the whole now containing 753 ha. more or less. Boundary extended per per Bill 50-2004: Parks and Protected Areas Statutes Amendment Act, 17 May 2004; the whole now containing approximately 1,414 hectares.

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