Choquette Hot Springs 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: At Stikine River Hot Springs, left bank of lower Stikine River, Cassiar Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 56°49'59''N, 131°45'25''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 104B/13

Origin Notes and History:

Established per Order in Council 63, 25 January 2001. Conversion of OIC to Statue designation per Bill 15-2001: Protected Areas of British Columbia Amendment Act, 2001, 11 April 2001; the whole containing 52 ha. more or less.

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

Despite the name of the newly-established park, "Stikine River Hot Springs" is the current well-known local name (and the official name) for the hotsprings themselves.

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