Spipiyus 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: N end of Sechelt Peninsula behind Madeira Park and Garden Bay (communities), New Westminster Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°39'44''N, 123°55'17''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92G/12

Origin Notes and History:

Spipiyus Park established per Bill 86, Park Amendment Act 1999, 28 June 1999, containing 2,979 hectares, more or less.

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

Spípiyus is the correct spelling of the nearby point and mountain peak, as confirmed by Sechelt Band Elder, Gilbert Joe, and Friends of Caren Range (co-stewards of the park).

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