Joffre 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: NE of Lillooet Lake, E of Pemberton, Lillooet Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°20'45''N, 122°28'35''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92J/8
Related Maps: 92J/7

Origin Notes and History:

Joffre Lakes Recreation Area established by Order in Council 9, 7 January 1988. Status changed to a Class A Provincial Park to be known as Joffre Lakes Park per Bill 29: Park Amendment Act 1997, 23 July 1997, the whole containing 1,460 ha. Boundary redescribed per Bill 50-2004: Parks and Protected Areas Statutes Amendment Act, 17 May 2004; the whole containing approximately 1,487 hectares.

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