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Reservations & Fees


Play all day. Stay all night.
Campfires allowed as Aug. 15!
 
Reserve individual campsites at Tacoma Power Parks:

Or call 1-888-226-7688 between 7 a.m. and 8 p.m. daily.

Reserve individual campsites up to 9 months in advance for dates between May 15 and September 15.

Updates for 2014
We’ve updated our fees, cancel and change policies below for reserving individual campsites. The longer you’ve held the reservation, the more it costs to cancel or reduce your stay.

Learn more about reserving:  

Camping Fees in 2014


Alder Lake Park  
Water/electric/sewer hookups $33
Water/electric hookups $31
Tent sites $23
Mayfield Lake Park  
Water/electric hookups $31
Waterfront, water/electric hookups (Sites 42-55)  $35
$150 Group camp (Entire area - 12 sites) $200
Mossyrock Park  
Water/electric hookups $31
Electric hookup (Only in group sites) $28
No hookups $24
Walk-in and S’mores Loop sites $18
Primitive group camp (Entire area - 10 sites) $185
Taidnapam Park  
Water/electric/sewer hookups $33
Water/electric hookups $31
Walk-in sites $18
Primitive group camp (Entire area - 12 sites) $185 

Extra vehicles at all Tacoma Power Parks - Only one vehicle is included in the camping fee. Additional or unattended vehicles, unless towed, cost $10 each per night.

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Reservation fees

We charge an administration fee in addition to your campsite costs:

  • Individual campsites - $6.50 when booking online, or $8.50 when booking by phone
  • Group campsites - $15 per group at Alder and Taidnapam parks


Discounts
We offer $5 per night discounts to people who:

  • Are 62 years old or more
  • Have a disability parking placard
  • Have a Washington State Parks disability or disabled veteran pass

You must occupy the campsite and show proof of eligibility to receive the discount.


Refunds
If you paid with a:

  • Credit card, we will ask for your card number to credit the same account.
  • Check or money order, we will mail you a check from the City of Tacoma

Day-use and boat launching
  • $5 Day-use parking - Weekends and holidays between Memorial Day and Labor Day weekends
  • Discover Pass not needed to access Tacoma Power's parks, boat launches, day-use areas or wildlife lands

     

Change and Cancellations

Individual site reservations

Cancel your reservation online or call 1-888-226-7688.

New in 2014: Cancelling or Reducing the Number of Nights in Your Reservation

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The longer you’ve held the reservation, the more it costs to cancel or reduce your stay. The following cancellation fees will apply:

  • If you cancel or reduce the number of nights 7 days or more before your scheduled arrival date, you’ll be charged:
    • 5% to 50% of the cost of cancelled nights 
    • There will also be a charge of $8.50 online or $10.50 when you call 1-888-226-7688
  • If you cancel or reduce the number of nights 6 days or fewer before your scheduled arrival date, you’ll be charged:
    • 20% to 50% of the cost of cancelled nights 
    • There will also be a charge of $8.50 online or $10.50 when you call 1-888-226-7688
  • Reservations cannot be cancelled more than 8 months in advance of your arrival date.
  • A reservation cannot be transferred from an individual site to a group site, or between campgrounds.
  • Rescheduling your trip may cost less than cancelling. See change policy below.

Changing Your Reservation without a Reduction in Nights

The following fees apply for reservation changes:

  • Extend your stay in the original site reserved with no additional change fee.
  • If you change your reservation without a reduction in nights, you’ll be charged $8.50 online or $10.50 at 1-888-226-7688.
  • If space allows, you may change sites at check-in without a change fee.

Missed Reservations

  • We will consider your reservation a no-show if you have not arrived, requested that the park hold your site or cancelled your reservation by 1 pm the day after your scheduled arrival day.
  • New in 2014:  There are no refunds in no-show situations.

Group reservations

Cancelling your group camp reservation at Mayfield Lake Park and Mossyrock Park - 2014

  • If you cancel your reservation 29 days or more before you're scheduled to arrive, the cancel fee is $8.50 online or $10.50 when you call at 1-888-226-7688.
  • If you cancel 28 days or fewer before you're scheduled to arrive, you pay for two nights.
  • Last-minute reservations: If you cancel a reservation that was made 28 days or fewer before you're scheduled to arrive, you pay for two nights.

Changing your group camp reservation at Mayfield Lake Park and Mossyrock Park - 2014
  • If you change your reservation 29 days or more before you're scheduled to arrive, the change fee is $8.50 online or $10.50 when you call 1-888-226-7688.
  • If you change the arrival date 28 days or fewer before you're scheduled to arrive, you pay for one night's stay.
  • Last-minute reservations: If you change a reservation that was made 28 days or fewer before you're scheduled to arrive, you pay for one night's stay.

A reservation cannot be transferred from an individual site to a group site, or between campgrounds.

Kitchen shelter reservations

Cancelling your day-use kitchen shelter reservation at Mayfield Lake Park and Mossyrock Park - 2014
  • If you cancel your reservation 29 days or more before you're scheduled to arrive, the cancel fee is $8.50 online or $10.50 when you call 1-888-226-7688.
  • If you cancel 28 days or fewer before you're scheduled to arrive, you pay for one day's use of the facility.
  • Last-minute reservations: If you cancel a reservation that was made 28 days or fewer before you're scheduled to arrive, you pay for one day's use of the facility.
Changing your day-use kitchen shelter reservation at Mayfield Lake Park and Mossyrock Park 
  • If you change your reservation 29 days or more before you're scheduled to arrive, the change fee is $8.50 online or $10.50 when you call 1-888-226-7688.
  • If you change the arrival date 28 days or fewer before you're scheduled to arrive, you pay for one day's use of the facility.
  • Last-minute reservations: If you change a reservation that was made 28 days or fewer before you're scheduled to arrive, you pay for one day's use of the facility.

Check-in and More

Check-in, day-use hours and park closures

  • Campground check-in begins at 2:30 p.m. Check out is at 1 p.m.
  • Day-use visitors may use the boat launch and picnic areas between 8 a.m. and dusk.
  • Parks are closed between December 20 and January 1 (Camping at Mayfield Lake Park is closed between October 16 and April 14).


Registration

  • Please register at the park when you arrive to secure your site, pay extra vehicle fees or confirm discounts.
  • Bring your confirmation letter to speed up the registration process.
  • If we’ve closed the gate for the day, please open the gate and then close it after you have entered the park. You may register the next morning.

Eight people total
We allow up to eight people to occupy each campsite.

High-demand holiday weekends

You must reserve and pay for two consecutive nights on Memorial Day, Fourth of July and Labor Day weekends.

Download our Rules, Reservations and Fees brochure.

Contacts
Email Tacoma Power Parks
Fishing and recreation line: (888) 502-8690