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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. 16- April 14)
Burn ban update:
There are no burn bans at this time.

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) 

Learn about:

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)
Burn ban updates
There are no burn bans in place at this time.

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.


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
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.

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