Bamberton Provincial Park

Bamberton Provincial Park is a provincial park located in Mill Bay, British Columbia, Canada. The park area consists of a beach that borders on Saanich Inlet, and is connected to a camping area by several trails. The traditional name of the beach is qʷələs in the Saanich dialect.[2] It shares its name with the now abandoned company town of Bamberton.

Bamberton Provincial Park
Map showing the location of Bamberton Provincial Park
Map showing the location of Bamberton Provincial Park
Location in British Columbia
Map showing the location of Bamberton Provincial Park
Map showing the location of Bamberton Provincial Park
LocationVancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada
Nearest cityMill Bay
Coordinates48°36′30″N 123°31′30″W / 48.60833°N 123.52500°W / 48.60833; -123.52500 (Bamberton Provincial Park)Coordinates: 48°36′30″N 123°31′30″W / 48.60833°N 123.52500°W / 48.60833; -123.52500 (Bamberton Provincial Park)
Area28 ha (69 acres)
Established28 March 1960
Governing bodyBC Parks
WebsiteBamberton Provincial Park

The park was established by Order-in-Council in 1960, with an area of approximately 68.94 hectares (170.4 acres). It was reduced in size in 2004 to 28 hectares (69 acres).[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Protected Planet | Bamberton Park". Protected Planet. Retrieved 2020-10-11.
  2. ^ "SENĆOŦEN Word List Place names". SENĆOŦEN Classified Word List. Retrieved 18 March 2020.
  3. ^ "Bamberton Park". BC Geographical Names.