Fintry 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: W side Okanagan Lake around mouth of Shorts Creek, Osoyoos Division Yale Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°08'16''N, 119°30'38''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 82L/4
Related Maps: 82L/3

Origin Notes and History:

Established by Order in Council 587, 30 April 1996, containing 361 ha; boundary adjusted to delete road right-of-way per Bill 86, Park Amendment Act 1999, 28 June 1999. Boundary redescribed per Bill 50-2004: Parks and Protected Areas Statutes Amendment Act, 17 May 2004; the whole now containing approximately 357 hectares.

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