Skookumchuck Rapids 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: S side of Shuswap River just below (W of) Mabel Lake, E of Salmon Arm, Kamloops Division Yale Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°36'46''N, 118°45'13''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 82L/10

Origin Notes and History:

Established per Bill 50-2004: Parks and Protected Areas Statutes Amendment Act, 17 May 2004; the whole containing approximately 71 hectares (65 hectares of upland and 6 hectares of foreshore).

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