Pennask Creek 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: Surrounding upper Pennask Creek, between Merritt and Peachland, Kamloops Division Yale Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°56'30''N, 120°06'35''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92H/16

Origin Notes and History:

Established per Order in Council 523, 18 April 2001. Conversion of OIC to Statute designation and boundary described per Bill 50-2004: Parks and Protected Areas Statutes Amendment Act, 17 May 2004; the whole containing approximately 1243 hectares.

Source: BC place name cards, files, correspondence and/or research by BC Chief Geographer/Geographical Names Office.