Mount Seymour 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: Partially within North Vancouver (district municipality) on W side of Indian Arm, New Westminster Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°24'15''N, 122°55'15''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92G/7

Origin Notes and History:

Established by Order in Council 119, 31 January 1936; area reduced (to create Mount Seymour Recreation Area) per OIC 2339, 12 November 1981. Recreation Area cancelled and re-amalgamated within park per OIC 393/89, 21 March 1989. Redescribed per OIC 259, 19 February 1992; deletion of road right-of-ways per OIC 966, 14 July 1994, the whole now containing 3508 ha. more or less. Conversion of OIC to Statute designation per Bill 17-2000: Protected Areas of British Columbia Act, 29 June 2000; the whole still containing 3508 ha. more or less.

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