Camp Creek

British Columbia. Creek: Columbia River drainage
Flows N into Canoe River
52.7653 N 119.2489 W — Map 083D14 — GoogleGeoHack
Earliest known reference to this name is 1919 (BC map 3H)
Name officially adopted in 1961
Official in BCCanada

The camp was that of Canadian Pacific Railway surveyor Roderick McLennan [1805-1908], who wintered here in 1871–72.

Not associated with the famous Boat Encampment of David Thompson [1770–1857] (also known as Canoe Encampment).


  • MacGregor, James Grierson. Overland by the Yellowhead. Saskatoon: Western Producer, 1974. Internet Archive
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