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North Thompson Oxbows East Provincial Park

North Thompson Oxbows East Provincial Park
Map showing the location of North Thompson Oxbows East Provincial Park
Map showing the location of North Thompson Oxbows East Provincial Park
Location in British Columbia
LocationThompson-Nicola Regional District, British Columbia, Canada
Nearest cityValemount
Coordinates52°28′54″N 119°14′39″W / 52.48167°N 119.24417°W / 52.48167; -119.24417[1]
Area288 ha (710 acres)
CreatedApril 30, 1996 (1996-04-30)
OperatorBC Parks
bcparks.ca/explore/parkpgs/n_thm_e/

North Thompson Oxbows East Provincial Park is a provincial park in Thompson-Nicola Regional District in the Interior region of British Columbia, Canada.[1][2][3] The park was established on April 30, 1996, and has an area of 288 hectares (710 acres).[3] It "…protects a stretch of wide meandering river system with a high level of diversity in a very productive part of the upper North Thompson River lowlands", as well as "…patches of old growth hybrid spruce and subalpine fir."[4] There are no camping or day-use facilities.[4]

The companion North Thompson Oxbows Manteau Provincial Park is 1 kilometre (0.62 mi) west and upstream. A third park of similar name, North Thompson Oxbows Jensen Island Provincial Park, is 250 kilometres (160 mi) south and downstream, about 20 kilometres (12 mi) north of Kamloops.[5]

References

  1. ^ a b "North Thompson Oxbows East Provincial Park". Geographical Names Data Base. Natural Resources Canada. Retrieved 2020-06-09.
  2. ^ "North Thompson Oxbows East Provincial Park". BC Geographical Names. Retrieved 2020-06-09.
  3. ^ a b "myRegionView". Thompson-Nicola Regional District. Retrieved 2020-06-09.
  4. ^ a b "North Thompson Oxbows East Provincial Park". BC Parks. Retrieved 2020-06-09.
  5. ^ "Toporama (on-line map and search)". Atlas of Canada. Natural Resources Canada. Retrieved 2020-06-09.
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