Smith River Falls - Fort Halkett 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 Smith River just above junction with Liard River, NW of Liard River (community), Cassiar Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 59°33'58''N, 126°27'54''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 94M/9

Origin Notes and History:

Established per Order in Council 58, 11 April 2001. Boundary redescribed per Bill 50-2004: Parks and Protected Areas Statutes Amendment Act, 17 May 2004; the whole containing approximately 254 hectares (237 hectares of upland and 17 hectares of foreshore).

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