Three Sisters Lake Provincial Park is a provincial park in British Columbia, Canada, located 35 km southeast of Prince George and northeast of the community of Hixon. In addition the three lakes which are the parks namesake the park protects a unique canyon feature on Government Creek.
A provincial park is a park administered by one of the provinces of a country, as opposed to a national park. They are similar to state parks in other countries. They are typically open to the public for recreation. Their environment may be more or less strictly protected. Argentina, Belgium, Canada and South Africa are among the countries that have provincial parks.
British Columbia is the westernmost province of Canada, located between the Pacific Ocean and the Rocky Mountains. With an estimated population of 5.016 million as of 2018, it is Canada's third-most populous province.
Canada is a country in the northern part of North America. Its ten provinces and three territories extend from the Atlantic to the Pacific and northward into the Arctic Ocean, covering 9.98 million square kilometres, making it the world's second-largest country by total area. Canada's southern border with the United States is the world's longest bi-national land border. Its capital is Ottawa, and its three largest metropolitan areas are Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver. As a whole, Canada is sparsely populated, the majority of its land area being dominated by forest and tundra. Consequently, its population is highly urbanized, with over 80 percent of its inhabitants concentrated in large and medium-sized cities, many near the southern border. Canada's climate varies widely across its vast area, ranging from arctic weather in the north, to hot summers in the southern regions, with four distinct seasons.
The officially gazetted name of the park is "Three Sisters Lakes Park", although the BC Parks website uses "Three Sisters Lake Park" (the singular form).
Northern Manitoba is the most northerly region of the Canadian province of Manitoba, added to the province during the last major expansion of its boundaries in 1912. Forestry, mining and hydro-electric development are significant economic drivers with long-term consequences to the environment in the region.
Andy Bailey Provincial Park is a provincial park in British Columbia, Canada, located 28 kilometres southeast of Fort Nelson, British Columbia. The park is 196 hectares in size and aims to protect black and white spruce forests, moose, beavers, foxes and songbirds.
Butler Ridge Provincial Park is a provincial park in British Columbia, Canada. Located on the northern shore of the Peach Reach arm of Williston Lake, 20 km northwest of Hudson's Hope, the park covers an area of 6,694 ha. Within the Peace Foothills ecosection, it includes three biogeoclimatic zones: the Engelmann Spruce-Subalpine Fir, the Sub-Boreal Spruce, and the Black and White Boreal Spruce zones. This cold and moist area is used as winter ranges by caribou, Stone's sheep, moose, and elk. It is recognized by the province and the Treaty 8 Tribal Association as an area that has traditionally been used by First Nations people. The park is used for fishing, hunting, trapping, hiking, and wildlife/nature viewing, cross-country skiing. There is a boat launch for Williston Lake, and motorized recreation.
Birkenhead Lake Provincial Park is a provincial park in British Columbia, Canada, located in the Lillooet Country region to the northeast of Pemberton and immediately northwest of Birkenhead Peak and Gates Lake at the community of Birken.
Bligh Island Marine Provincial Park is a provincial park in British Columbia, Canada.
Cottonwood River Provincial Park is a provincial park in British Columbia, Canada, located northeast of the confluence of the Fraser and Cottonwood Rivers in that province's North Cariboo region.
Duffey Lake Provincial Park is a provincial park in British Columbia, Canada, located at the lake of the same name, which lies along BC Highway 99 just east of the summit of Cayoosh Pass. The lake's inflow and outflow are Cayoosh Creek.
Davis Lake Provincial Park is a provincial park in British Columbia, Canada. It is located east of the southern end of Stave Lake, northeast of Mission, British Columbia. The park's area is c. 185 acres (0.75 km2). There are campgrounds and beaches at the south end of the lake, and the water is warm enough to allow swimming; access is walk-in only. The park features prime bird habitat and a relatively untouched stand of old growth Western Hemlock, as well as a relatively close-up view of Mount Robie Reid.
Harry Lake Aspen Provincial Park is a provincial park in British Columbia, Canada, located northwest of Ashcroft near the upper basin of Hat Creek.
Kickininee Provincial Park is a provincial park in British Columbia, Canada, located just south of the town of Summerland in that province's Okanagan region. Originally established in 1970 with approximately 7 acres (28,000 m2) of upland and 113.5 acres (0.459 km2) of foreshore, the park today comprises approximately 48.76 ha.
Oregon Jack Provincial Park is a provincial park in British Columbia, Canada located in the Clear Range west of Ashcroft. It protects the limestone canyon of Oregon Jack Creek, at the head of which is a waterfall named the Notch, above which is included a wetland area. The site was an important First Nations site and there are pictographs, culturally modified trees and a site known as the Three Sisters Rock Shelter.
Puntchesakut Lake Provincial Park is a provincial park in British Columbia, Canada. It is approximately 16.7m deep and has trout as the main fish source.
Purden Lake Provincial Park is a provincial park in British Columbia, Canada.
Pure Lake Provincial Park is a provincial park in British Columbia, Canada.
Rolley Lake Provincial Park is a provincial park in British Columbia, Canada. It is located on Rolley Lake in the Stave Falls area of Mission, British Columbia. The area was used by the Sto:lo, homesteaded in 1888 by James and Fanny Rolley, and later used for logging operations. The park now provides campsites, use of the lake, and hiking, with an area of 115 hectares.
Schoolhouse Lake Provincial Park, formerly known as Lang Lake Provincial Park, is a provincial park in British Columbia, Canada.
Ten Mile Lake Provincial Park is a provincial park in British Columbia, Canada, ten miles (16 km) north of the city of Quesnel.
The Lord River is a tributary of the Taseko River in the southern Chilcotin District of the Central Interior of British Columbia, Canada, joining that river via the head of Upper Taseko Lake, which is also fed by the upper reaches of the Taseko River proper. The Lord River rises in the area of Lord Pass, which connects to the headwater area of the Bridge River immediately south.
The Crooked River is a river in the Central Interior of British Columbia, Canada, beginning at Summit Lake and the community of the same name, flowing north into McLeod Lake. It is part of the drainage area of the Pack River, via the McLeod River north from McLeod Lake and which feeds Lake Williston, and therefore also part of the Peace River basin and in the Arctic Ocean drainage. South of its source at Summit Lake is the drainage basin of the Fraser River, and so of the Pacific Ocean. Crooked River Provincial Park is located along its course, just north of the community of Bear Lake.
Gwyneth Lake Provincial Park is a provincial park in British Columbia, Canada, located 70 kilometres west of Lillooet, British Columbia. The park, which is 132 ha. in size, was established in 2010.
The BC Geographical Names is a geographic name web service and database for British Columbia, Canada, which is run and maintained by the Base Mapping and Geomatic Services Branch of the Integrated Land Management Bureau. The database contains official names and spellings of towns, mountains, rivers, lakes, and other geographic places. The database often has other useful information, such as the history of geographic names, and their use in history.
A geographic coordinate system is a coordinate system that enables every location on Earth to be specified by a set of numbers, letters or symbols. The coordinates are often chosen such that one of the numbers represents a vertical position and two or three of the numbers represent a horizontal position; alternatively, a geographic position may be expressed in a combined three-dimensional Cartesian vector. A common choice of coordinates is latitude, longitude and elevation. To specify a location on a plane requires a map projection.
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