Horne Lake Caves 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 end Horne Lake, NE of Port Alberni, Alberni Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°20'43''N, 124°45'14''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92F/7

Origin Notes and History:

Established by Order in Council 1186, 10 August 1989 containing 75 ha. Area expanded per Bill 53: Park Amendment Act 1995, 13 July 1995, the whole now containing 123 ha. more or less. Boundary redescribed per Bill 50-2004: Parks and Protected Areas Statutes Amendment Act, 17 May 2004; the whole now containing approximately 158 hectares.

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

Mis-identified as "Horne Lake Provincial Caves" on federal 1:50 000 map 92F/7.

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