Ike Kinswa State Park
Ike Kinswa State Park is a year-round camping park on Mayfield Lake in the Cowlitz Valley of Lewis County. The park has a good distribution of camping sites all located in a nice forest with picnic tables and fire rings. There are even 5 cabins available for rent. The park provides good fishing, recreational boating and opportunities for swimming and children's play. There are 52 unsheltered picnic tables, available first come, first served. A few small trails meander around the park for a total of 1.5 miles. The boating is good as some coves provide shelter if the winds are up. Two different boat ramps get you into the water.
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Ike Kinswa State Park is located four miles north of Mossyrock on the north side of Mayfield Lake in Lewis County. From I-5 take exit #68 (U.S. 12), and drive east for 14 miles. Turn north on SR 122, the Silver Creek Road and drive 1.9 miles. At a Y-intersection, take SR 122, Harmony Road east for 1.6 miles to the park.
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.