Surge Narrows 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: Between E side of Quadra Island and S end of Maurelle Island, N of Campbell River (city), Sayward Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°14'01''N, 125°09'01''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92K/3

Origin Notes and History:

Established per Order in Council 589, 30 April 1996, containing 586 ha. more or less. Conversion of OIC to Statute designation per Bill 17-2000: Protected Areas of British Columbia Act, 29 June 2000; the whole containing 488 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 515 hectares (206 hectares of upland and 309 hectares of foreshore).

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