Stikine River 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: Along Stikine River, from Telegraph Creek (community) to Spatsizi Plateau, Cassiar Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 57°56'00''N, 129°00'00''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 104H/15
Related Maps:
104H/13 104H/14 104H/15 104H/16
104H/9 104I/1 104I/2 104I/3
104I/4 104J/1 104J/2 94E/11
94E/12 94E/13

Origin Notes and History:

Stikine River Recreation Area established by Order in Council 474, 14 March 1987. Conversion of OIC to Statute designation and upgraded to provincial park status, to be called Stikine River Park, per Bill 15-2001: Protected Areas of British Columbia Amendment Act 2001, 11 April 2001; the whole containing 257,177 ha. more or less.

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