Moyie Lake 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: N end of Moyie Lake, S of Cranbrook, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°22'20''N, 115°50'25''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 82G/5

Origin Notes and History:

Established by Order in Council 1574, 7 July 1959, containing 153 acres more or less. Addition per OIC 915, 6 July 1994, the whole now containing 90.46 hectares (69 ha. upland and 21 ha. foreshore) per Bill 17-2000: Protected Areas of British Columbia Act, 29 June 2000; the whole still containing approximately 90.46 hectares (69.46 hectares of upland and 21 hectares of foreshore).

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