Stawamus Chief 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: E side of head of Howe Sound, just SE of Squamish, New Westminster Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°41'11''N, 123°08'13''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92G/11

Origin Notes and History:

Established per Bill 29: Park Amendment Act 1997, 23 July 1997, containing 506 hectares more or less. Boundary redescribed per Bill 50-2004: Parks and Protected Areas Statutes Amendment Act, 17 May 2004; the whole now containing approximately 517 hectares. Boundary redescribed per Bill 24-2007: Parks and Protected Areas Statutes Amendment Act, 3 May 2007; the whole now containing approximately 516 hectares. Boundary redescribed per Bill 19-2011: Miscellaneous Statutes Amendment Act; the whole containing approximately 526 hectares. Boundary redescribed per Bill 49-2012: Protected Areas of British Columbia Amendment Act, the whole now containing approximately 530 hectares.

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