Tsintsunko Lakes 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: S of Deadman River, between Kamloops and Bonaparte Lakes, Kamloops Division Yale Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 51°03'33''N, 120°28'55''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92P/1
Related Maps: 92P/1

Origin Notes and History:

Established per Order in Council 584, 30 April 1996; area expanded to protect wetlands per Bill 29: Park Amendment Act 1997, 23 July 1997, the whole now containing 333 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 353 hectares.

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