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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 June 4

  • Tacoma Power will reopen individual sites to camping at Mayfield Lake, Mossyrock and Taidnapam parks on June 16. We are accepting reservations for individual campsites for June 16 and later.
  • Group camps and kitchen shelters remain closed. We are not accepting new group camp or kitchen shelter reservations through July 31. We will provide full refunds to customers with group camp or kitchen shelter reservations arriving June 16-30.
  • Shoreline and boat camping has reopened in Lewis County, including at Blue Creek.
  • All camping in Pierce County, including at Alder Lake Park, remains closed until the county is approved to move to Phase 2 (Lewis County was approved).
  • Tacoma Power has reopened its boat launches, wildlife lands, the Peterman Hill Trail, and some day-use areas (full list below). Restroom facilities are available at the boat launches and open day-use areas. A Discover Pass is not required on Tacoma Power property, parks, or lands. Visitors are asked to follow the safety recommendations of Gov. Inslee and public health officials.

 Open boat launches:

  • Alder Lake Park
  • Barrier Dam (daylight hours only)
  • Blue Creek
  • Lake Kokanee
  • Mayfield Lake Park
  • Mossyrock Park
  • Rocky Point
  • Taidnapam North

Open day-use areas (kitchen shelters and playgrounds will remain closed until further notice):

  • Glenoma Park
  • Mayfield Lake Park
  • Mossyrock Park
  • Sunny Beach Point
  • Wynoochee Lake

 Day-use areas remaining closed until further notice:

  • Alder Lake Park
  • Taidnapam Park (will reopen June 16)

The parks include:

Alder Lake Park

Park office: 360-569-2778
Reservations: 833-290-8180

Mayfield Lake Park

Park office: 360-985-2364
Reservations: 833-290-8180

Mossyrock Park

Park office: 360-983-3900
Reservations: 833-290-8180

Taidnapam Park

Park office: 360-497-7707
Reservations: 833-290-8180

Fishing and recreation line for all parks: 888-502-8690

Current burn ban information: No burn bans at this time.

Tacoma Power Parks email: tacomapowerparks@cityoftacoma.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

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