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Parks & Recreation

Camping at Tacoma Power Parks


Play all day. Stay all night.
  • Reserve campsites nine months in advance for dates between May 15 and Sept. 15.
  • Sites are available on a first-come, first-served basis the rest of the year (except Mayfield Lake Park)
  • Open year round except Dec. 20 - Jan. 1 (Mayfield Lake Park campsites closed Oct. 15- April 14)

Learn about changes to Riffe Lake levels in 2017. 

Get up-to-date info on boat launches and lake levels, or call 1-888-502-8690 for recorded info.

Burn ban update as of Sept. 21:
No campfires or charcoal use allowed at Mayfield Lake, Mossyrock, Taidnapam or Glenoma parks. Allowed: Only liquid gas or propane camp stoves that do not use solid briquettes; gas fire pits that are no larger than 3 feet in diameter.
 
At Alder Lake Park, campfires within designated fire rings are allowed in our campgrounds (including the use of charcoal). Fires are not allowed at the Sunny Beach day-use area.
 
Department of Natural Resources burn ban info for each county (Alder Lake Park is in Pierce County; Mossyrock, Taidnapam and Mayfield Lake parks are in Lewis County) 

Day-use areas  

  • Day-use parking costs $5 on weekends and holidays between Memorial Day and Labor Day weekends 
  • Enjoy free day-use parking on other days
  • Open year round at each park (closed Dec. 20 - Jan. 1)

Where to Camp

Tacoma Power Parks are located in Western Washington on the shores of lakes formed by our hydroelectric dams, which generate clean, renewable electricity.


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About Our Parks

Our parks are clean and well-maintained, and our employees are friendly.

All of our parks feature:

  • Individual and group sites for RV and tent campers
  • Year-round day-use areas
  • Boat launches
  • ADA-accessible campsites and facilities
Get up-to-date info on boat launches and lake levels, or call 1-888-502-8690 for recorded info.

Alder Lake Park
  • Located on the shoreline of Alder Lake near Eatonville, WA
  • Year-round camping (closed Dec. 20 - Jan. 1)
  • 173 individual campsites
Mayfield Lake Park
  • Located on the shoreline of Mayfield Lake near Mossyrock, WA
  • Open for camping Apr. 15 - Oct. 15
  • 54 individual campsites
Mossyrock Park
  • Located on the shoreline of Riffe Lake near Mossyrock, WA
  • Year-round camping (closed Dec. 20 - Jan. 1)
  • 152 individual campsites
  • Seasonal store and fast-food concession stand
Taidnapam Park
  • Located on the shoreline of Riffe Lake near Glenoma, WA
  • Year-round camping (closed Dec. 20 - Jan. 1)
  • 163 individual campsites

Headed out on on water?
For recorded information about Tacoma Power's boat launches, river flows and lake levels, call 1-888-502-8690.

For more information