Cypress 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: E side of Howe Sound, extending N from West Vancouver, New Westminster Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°23'45''N, 123°12'50''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92G/6
Related Maps: 92G
92G/11
92G/6

Origin Notes and History:

Established by Order in Council 3209, 9 October 1975, containing 5,200 acres more or less. Boundary adjusted per OIC 396, 5 March 1982 and OIC 612/86 and OIC 1418/90, the whole now containing 3012 ha. more or less.

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

"so-named because of the yellow cedar which is fairly common at this altitude." (Howe Sound Crest, published in BC Outdoors magazine, February 1980)

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