Ike Kinswa State Park - Washington

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Park Overview

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.

History

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.

Park Features

The park provides good fishing, recreational boating and opportunities for swimming and children's play.

Interpretive opportunities

There are currently no interpretive opportunities at this park.

Address

873 State Highway 122, Silver Creek, WA 98585

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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