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Volcano Country Region
Ike Kinswa State Park
IKE KINSWA STATE PARK
IKE KINSWA STATE PARK
873 State Highway 122
Silver Lake, Washington   98585
Ike Kinswa State Park is a 454-acre camping park with 46,000 feet of freshwater shoreline on the north side of Mayfield Lake. The campsites are forested and available year-round.

Park hours/updates:

Summer: 6:30 a.m. to dusk.Winter: 8 a.m. to dusk.

The park is open year round for camping and day use.

Camping:Check-in time, 2:30 p.m.Check-out time, 1 p.m.Quiet hours: 10 p.m. to 6:30 a.m.

Nature of the Area
Wildlife Mammals Birds Fish & Sea Life. Bears. Bobcats. Coyotes. Deer or Elk. Muskrats. Rabbits. Raccoons. Skunks. Squirrels. Crows or Ravens. Doves or Pigeons. Ducks. Eagles. Geese. Grouse. Hawks. Herons. Hummingbirds. Jays. Ospreys. Owls. Woodpeckers. Wrens. Bass. Bluegill. Tiger Musky. Trout

Environmental Features Physical Features Plant Life . Cedar. Douglas Fir. Hemlock. Spruce. Alder. Apple. Cherry. Maple. Poplar. Berries. Ferns. Moss or Lichens
History of the Area
The area around Ike Kinswa State Park was originally inhabited by the Cowlitz Indians. Their burial ground is located in the region. Many graves were relocated when the Mayfield Dam backed water up into the canyon. The area was originally named Mayfield Lake State Park, but the name was changed in 1971 to honor Ike Kinswa, a Cowlitz Indian who represented his people.
Camping
The park has 31 standard sites, 41 full hookup sites, 31 with water and electric, five cabins, an RV dump station, three restrooms and 10 showers. Maximum site length is 60 feet (may have limited availability). Camping is year-round with a reduced number of campsites in winter. Reservations are accepted for summer camping. To reserve a site, call (888) CAMPOUT or (888) 226-7688.

Check-in time is 2:30 p.m., and check-out time is 1 p.m.Quiet hours are from 10 p.m. to 6:30 a.m.Engine-driven electric generators may be operated only between the hours of 8 a.m. and 9 p.m.Length of stay: You may stay up to ten consecutive days in any one park during the summer; the stay limit is extended to 20 days between Oct. 1 and March 31.
Boating
The watercraft launch now has paved parking and two launch lanes. Forty feet of handling dock. This is a busy lake with lots of water-skiing and personal watercraft activity during the warmer months.

A daily watercraft launching permit and a trailer dumping permit is available at the park. Annual permits also may be purchased at State Parks Headquarters in Olympia, at region offices, online, and at parks when staff is available.


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Picnicking
There are 52 unsheltered picnic tables, available first-come, first-served.
Area Attractions
Activities Trails Water Activities Other. 2.5 mi. Hiking Trails. 2 mi. Bike Trails. Boating (freshwater). 2 boat ramps (freshwater). 40 feet of dock (freshwater). Fishing (freshwater). Personal Watercraft (freshwater). Swimming (freshwater). Water Skiing (freshwater). 2 Horseshoe pits. Mountain Biking. Sailboarding. Wildlife Viewing



Fishing is good for trout, silvers and tiger muskie.
Visitor Comments, Memories and Reviews
August 26 A lovely place by Patricia Gordon, Maryland
We were only there for a day but were impressed by the beauty of the surroundings, the accommodations and the professionalism of the attendants. We hope to return. Who is Ike Kinswa?
July 20 good except
Nice place but 2 of 3 nights we were there people were parting all night long & fighting. Barely got any sleep.
July 3 Peaceful!!!! by Peggy
I actually can park my rig right by the water. Having the grand kids makes it perfect for them to play in the water and I can see them. Beautiful clear water.
July 30 The Perfect Vacation! by Darlene
We have been camping at Ike for 11 years and just keep loving it. My only suggestion is that the park add some wall hooks to the sink area of the bathrooms. Currently, there is no real place to hang a jacket, bag or towel out there.
June 25 AMAZING!!!! by Unknown
I love Ike Kinswa !!! the lake is a amazing view!!!
April 3 FUN AND BEAUTIFUL PLACE TO CAMP by jared collins
there are roads in the campsite for biking around for fun and there is a huge lake to canoe, kayak, motorboat etc. and forests to do some mountain biking
August 10
August 10 Our familys favorite camping trip. by Jake
Our family and many of our friends and their familys have been camping here every year for the last 8 years because of how great it is. There is never a dull moment here.
April 30 Beautiful Place to Stay by N. Sluder
We have had many great times at Ike Kinswa State Park! Check it out~


Area Campgrounds

Lake Mayfield Marina & Resort, LLC
350 Hadaller Road
Mossyrock, WA
360-985-2357


Harmony Lakeside RV Park
563 State Route 122
Silver Creek, WA
360-983-3804


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Directions
Located four miles north of Mossyrock, Wash., on the north side of Mayfield Lake in Lewis County.

From I-5: Take exit #68 (U.S. 12 E, Morton, Yakima), and drive east on U.S. 12 for 14 miles. Turn north on SR 122 (Silver Creek Rd.) and drive 1.9 miles. At Y-intersection, take SR 122 (Harmony Rd.) east for 1.6 miles to the park.

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Volcano Country Region
Ike Kinswa State Park
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