Mara 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: E side of Mara Lake, just NE of Salmon Arm, Kamloops Division Yale Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°43'27''N, 119°02'04''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 82L/11

Origin Notes and History:

Established by Order in Council 757, 6 May 1958. Redescribed per OIC 944/82. Conversion of OIC to Statute designation per Bill 17-2000: Protected Areas of British Columbia Act, 29 June 2000; the whole containing 5 ha. more or less. Boundary redescribed per Bill 50-2004: Parks and Protected Areas Statutes Amendment Act, 17 May 2004; the whole containing approximately 13 hectares (7 hectares of upland and 6 hectares of foreshore).

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