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Group Camping Reservations


Play and stay together at our group camps

Mossyrock and Mayfield Lake parks

New online reservations
Mossyrock Park group camp - Beginning Jan. 2

  • Pods of 5 or 6 sites with electric hookups or no hookups
  • Two primitive group camps
  • Payment in full is required to secure your reservation

Mayfield Lake group camp - Beginning Jan. 2

  • 12 sites, including 3 with water/electric hookups
  • Payment in full is required to secure your reservation
  • Reserve up to 9 months in advance for dates between Memorial Day weekend and Oct. 15

Or reserve by calling (888) 226-7688.
How much does it cost to change or cancel?

Alder Lake and Taidnapam parks

Reserve group camps at Alder Lake and Taidnapam parks: 

  • Download, complete and return the reservation request form
  • Pick up a reservation request form at the park (or call the park for a form - numbers below)
  • Pick up a reservation request form at Tacoma Public Utilities 
    Sorry, we aren't able to accept forms or payments for group camps at this location
Maps and photos
  • Alder Lake Park camp: View maps and photos
    • Two areas with water, electric and sewer hookups
  • Taidnapam Park group camp: View maps and photos
    • Main group camp with water, electric and sewer hookups, and partial hookups
    • Primitive group camp

To give everyone a fair chance at a reservation:

  • Reservations can be made after Jan. 1 for that year's camping dates
  • Dropped-off applications are treated as mail.
  • Multiple applications received on the same business day are randomly drawn.   


Confirmations

  • You will receive a confirmation by mail if sites are available for the dates you requested.
  • We'll return your form and deposit if the group camp is already booked.


When is group camping open?

  • Mossyrock, Taidnapam and Alder Lake parks: between April 15 and Oct. 15.
  • Mayfield Lake Park: between Memorial Day weekend and Oct. 15.
  • Campground check-in begins at 2:30 p.m. Check out is at 1 p.m.

 Check out maps and features of our group camps in our Group Camping brochure.


Group Camp Features


Alder Lake Park

Two areas - water, electric and sewer hookups

  • You must reserve at least 5 sites
  • Kitchen shelters include barbecue grills, a sink and electrical outlets
  • For sites 101-120, you may reserve the large kitchen shelter, if available, for one meal (breakfast, lunch or dinner) per day
  • For sites 131-145, one small kitchen shelter is available for each five-site area
  • Horseshoe pits and playground
  • Picnic tables and fire rings at each site, plus community fire rings
  • Restroom with showers


Mossyrock Park

Main group camp - pods with electric hookups or no hookups

  • Reserve a pod of 5 or 6 sites
  • Kitchen shelter includes fireplace/barbecue grills, sinks and electrical outlets
  • You may reserve the kitchen shelter, if available, for one meal (breakfast, lunch or dinner) per day (only for the main group camp)
  • Horseshoe pits, a volleyball area and restroom with showers
  • Community water stations, fire rings and picnic tables

Two primitive group camps - no hookups

  • You must reserve all 12 sites
  • Picnic tables
  • Community fire ring
  • Water available
  • One area has a vault toilet, no showers
  • Other area is located by a restroom with showers


Mayfield Lake Park

Group camp - with 3 water/electric hookups

  • You must reserve all 12 sites
  • Group camp is separate from the other camping areas
  • Kitchen shelter in group camp area is free of charge
  • Restrooms with showers


Taidnapam Park

Main group camp - water, electric and sewer hookups, and partial hookups

  • You must reserve at least 10 sites
  • Kitchen shelter includes barbecue grills, sinks and electrical outlets
  • You may reserve the kitchen shelter, if available, for one meal (breakfast, lunch or dinner) per day (only for the main group camp)
  • Horseshoe pits and volleyball area
  • Restroom with showers

Primitive group camp - no hookups

  • You must reserve all 12 sites
  • Space for 12 tents
  • Picnic tables and community fire ring
  • Nearby restroom with showers


For More Information

Check out maps and features of our group camps in our Group Camping brochure.

To learn more about our group camps, please call:

  • Alder Lake Park at (360) 569-2778
  • Mayfield Lake Park at (360) 985-2364
  • Mossyrock Park at (360) 983-3900
  • Taidnapam Park at (360) 497-7707