Chilliwack Lake 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: Surrounding Chilliwack Lake to BC-Washington boundary, SE of Chilliwack, Yale Division Yale Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°04'20''N, 121°26'25''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92H/3

Origin Notes and History:

Established as a Class A Park per Order in Council 2544, 24 July 1973, containing 384 acres. Area expanded per OIC 2247, 4 July 1974. Area expanded per Bill 29: Park Amendment Act 1997, 23 July 1997; the whole now containing 9,258 ha. more or less.

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