Gladstone 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: Extending N from Christina Lake, E of Grand Forks, Similkameen Division Yale Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°16'20''N, 118°14'45''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 82E/8
Related Maps: 82E/1

Origin Notes and History:

Gladstone Park established by Bill 53: Park Amendment Act 1995, 13 July 1995, to include the areas formerly designated as Texas Creek Park and Ole Johnson Park; the whole containing 39,322 ha. more or less. Re-described per Bill 50-2004: Parks and Protected Areas Statutes Amendment Act, 17 May 2004; the whole now containing approximately 39 387 hectares.

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