Stuart River 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: 2 sites along Stuart River, NW and N of Vanderhoof, Cariboo Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 54°03'52''N, 123°33'30''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 93J/4
Related Maps: 93G/13
93J/3
93J/4
93K/1
93K/8

Origin Notes and History:

Established per Bill 86, Park Amendment Act 1999, 28 June 1999; 2 sites along the river, the whole containing 10781 ha. more or less. Boundary redescribed per Bill 50-2004: Parks and Protected Areas Statutes Amendment Act, 17 May 2004; the whole now containing approximately 20,948 hectares.

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

1. Upper site: centred in the vicinity of 54º 14' 22" - 124º 00' 51" originally containing 7391 ha. more or less. 2. Lower site: centred in the vicinity of 54º 03' 52" - 123º 33' 30" originally containing 3390 ha. more or less.

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