Skaha Bluffs 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: NE side of Skaha Lake at Penticton, Similkameen Division Yale Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°26'45''N, 119°33'40''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 82E/5
Related Maps: 82E/5

Origin Notes and History:

Established per Bill 10-2009: Protected Areas of British Columbia Amendment Act, 20 October 2009, and brought into force per OIC 207, 21 April 2010 - the whole containing approximately 179 hectares. Boundary extended per Bill 15: Protected Areas of British Columbia Amendment Act, 19 May 2010, the whole now containing approximately 489 hectares.

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