Smoky River

Feature type: river
Province: British Columbia
Location: Local name of Morkill River

This local name for the Morkill River was in use before the surveyor Dalby Morkill visited the area in 1913. Stanley Washburn camped on the “Big Smoky” in 1909. It appears on the 1915 Provincial Pre-Emptors map as “Morkill (Little Smoky).”

References:

  • Washburn, Stanley 1878-. Trails, trappers and tenderfeet in the new empire of Western Canada. London: A. Melsors, 1912

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