Adams Lake Park

Feature Type:Provincial Park - Legally defined land area, under provincial jurisdiction, for camping, outdoor recreation, and preservation of wildlife.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: SW side of Adams Lake, surrounding mouth of Bush Creek, Kamloops Division Yale Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°59'22''N, 119°43'37''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 82L/13

Origin Notes and History:

Adams Lake Recreation Area was established per Order in Council 8, 7 January 1988; name confirmed 1 February 1988 on 82L/13. Foreshore added and status changed to a Provincial Park, to be known as Adams Lake Park, per Bill 29: Park Amendment Act 1997, 23 July 1997, the whole containing 43 hectares more or less.

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