Parks & Recreation
Tacoma Power Parks are available to you and your family for camping, boating, fishing, water skiing, nature watching and day use. Our four parks are located in western Washington on the shores of lakes formed by our hydroelectric dams, which generate clean, renewable energy.
Tacoma Power Parks – COVID-19 Update
Tacoma Power Parks are following the guidance provided by the governor and public health officials in responding to COVID-19. We recognize that this is a stressful time for many, and want to reassure you that your health, as well as the health of our employees and community members, remains a top priority.
Updates as of March 25
- Tacoma Power Parks are closed, including boat launches and day-use areas, in accordance with Governor Inslee’s Stay Home/Stay Healthy proclamation.
- Campgrounds are closed through April 30.
- We are not accepting new group or kitchen shelter reservations through June 30.
- We are still accepting individual campsite reservations with arrival dates of May 15 or later.
- Standard cancellation and change policies remain in effect at this time for all existing campsite reservations with arrival dates of May 15 or later.
If you have questions about campsite reservations, please call 833-290-8180 or visit https://tacomapower.goingtocamp.com/contact. If you have general questions about our parks, please email email@example.com.
The parks include:
Park office: 360-569-2778
Park office: 360-985-2364
Park office: 360-983-3900
Park office: 360-497-7707
Fishing and recreation line for all parks: 888-502-8690
Current burn ban information: No burn bans at this time.
Tacoma Power Parks email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- How to Reserve
To reserve individual campsites, group camps or kitchen shelters at our parks, use our online system or call 833-290-8180. Our reservation system is for Tacoma Power Parks only and is not part of Washington State Parks.
- General Parks Information
- You may reserve campsites nine months in advance for dates between May 15 and Sept. 15.
- The rest of the year, campsites are available on a first-come, first-served basis (except Mayfield Lake Park).
- Campground check-in begins at 2:30 p.m. Check out is 1 p.m.
- Day-use visitors may use the boat launches and picnic areas between 8 a.m. and dusk.
- Our parks are open year-round except for between Dec. 20 and Jan. 1. (Except Mayfield Lake Park campsites, which are closed Oct. 16 through April 14.)
- See the Department of Natural Resources and respective county websites for burn ban details by county. Alder Lake Park is in Pierce County; Mossyrock, Taidnapam and Mayfield Lake parks are in Lewis County.
- Learn more about reservations and fees at our parks.
- For information about boat launches, river flows and lake levels call (888) 502-8690.
- For other information, please contact us at email@example.com.