Ike Kinswa State Park
Ike Kinswa State Park is a great place to make summer memories. This classic state park sits on Mayfield Lake amidst a rolling patchwork of farmland 20 miles east of Interstate 5 and off U.S. Highway 12. Ike Kinswa provides idyllic days of boating, swimming and water sports for the whole family.
Fish for tiger muskie, largemouth bass, kokanee and rainbow trout; launch the family boat for water sports, or bring kayaks and paddleboards for a mellow float. Kids can splash in the swim area until the air turns cool, the daylight fades and the smell of barbecue draws them back to camp.
Campers can choose between quiet, forested tent and RV sites or lakeside cabins and snuggle in for the night after a busy day on the water.
Ike Kinswa State Park is a 421-acre camping park with 46,000 feet of freshwater shoreline on the north side of Mayfield Lake. In addition to its excellent boating, fishing and swimming options, the park offers short hiking trails, birding, wildlife viewing and two horseshoe pits.
PICNIC & DAY-USE FACILITIES
There are 52 unsheltered picnic tables, available first come, first served.
1.5 miles of hiking trails
WATER ACTIVITIES & FEATURES
40 feet of dock
Personal watercraft use
Watercraft launch (2)
OTHER ACTIVITIES & FEATURES
Horseshoe pits (2)
Located in Lewis County on Mayfield Lake, Ike Kinswa 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.
Launching a boat at a state park requires one of the following:
An annual launch permit (Natural Investment Permit; or
An annual Discover Pass and a daily launch permit; or
A one-day Discover Pass and a daily launch permit
The park has 27 standard campsites, 36 partial-hookup sites, 39 full-hookup sites, nine cabins, an RV dump station, four restrooms and 10 showers. Maximum site length is 60 feet (limited availability). Campsites 42 - 73 and cabins 1 - 9 are available for reservation year round. Campsites 1 - 41 and 74 - 101 are closed from Oct. 1 - May 1. The RV dump closes in the winter season. The winter freshwater supply is located at the RV dump station. Reservations are accepted year round. Park office hours are limited in the winter season. Please use the yellow phone located on the information board next to the park office for all registration.
Check-in time is 2:30 p.m.
Check-out time is 1 p.m.
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