Babine Mountains 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 Smithers, Range 5 Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 54°55'35''N, 126°54'53''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 93L/15
Related Maps: 93L/14

Origin Notes and History:

Babine Mountains Recreation Area established per Order in Council 676, 4 April 1984, containing 32,400 ha. Name confirmed 19 December 1984 on 93L/14,15 and 93M/2. Conversion of OIC to Statute designation and name changed to Babine Mountains Park per Bill 86, Park Amendment Act 1999, 28 June 1999, the whole containing 31,465 hectares more or less.

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