Ike Kinswa State Park
|Ike Kinswa State Park|
|Washington State Park|
|Elevation||427 ft (130 m) |
|Area||454 acres (184 ha)|
|Management||Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission|
|Website: Ike Kinswa State Park|
Ike Kinswa State Park is a publicly owned recreation area on the northern side of Lake Mayfield, located approximately 4 miles (6.4 km) northwest of Mossyrock in Lewis County, Washington. The state park covers 454 acres (184 ha) that include 46,000 feet (14,000 m) of shoreline mostly along the Tilton River including the point where the Tilton and Cowlitz rivers once merged. The park offers boating, fishing, swimming, waterskiing and windsurfing plus facilities for camping, hiking, and mountain biking, It is managed by the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission.
The park came into existence with the construction of the Mayfield Dam in 1963. In 1971, the park's original name, Mayfield Lake State Park, was changed to Ike Kinswa State Park, in honor of a member of the Cowlitz Indian Tribe.