Porcupine Meadows 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: N of Tranquille Lake, N of Kamloops, Kamloops Division Yale Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°59'02''N, 120°32'10''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92I/15
Related Maps: 92I/15

Origin Notes and History:

Established by Order in Council 587, 30 April 1996, containing 2704 ha. more or less. Boundary adjusted per Bill 29: Park Amendment Act 1997, 23 July 1997, to better reflect the intent of the Kamloops Land Use Plan; the whole still containing 2704 ha. more or less.

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