Blue River Black Spruce 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 junction of North Thompson and Blue Rivers, at NW end of Mud Lake, Kamloops Division Yale Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 52°08'19''N, 119°16'25''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 83D/3

Origin Notes and History:

Blue River - Black Spruce Park established per Order in Council 590/96, effective 30 April 1996, containing 175 ha. Conversion of OIC to Statute designation and the name identified as Blue River Black Spruce Park [without the hyphen] per Bill 50-2004: Parks and Protected Areas Statutes Amendment Act, 17 May 2004; the whole containing approximately 172 hectares.

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