Lake Scanewa and Cowlitz Falls Dam


A favorite place for anglers and families, Lake Scanewa, created by Lewis County PUD’s Cowlitz Falls Dam, is well stocked with rainbow trout. With two parks along its shores -- one campground and one day-use park -- plenty of recreational opportunities exist. The Day Use Park is situated at the east end of Lake Scanewa where the Cispus and Cowlitz Rivers meet. The park is also just a few short miles from the Leonard "Bud" Allen Park/Cowlitz Falls Campground and provides a perfect backdrop for picture-taking. Lake Scanewa was created with the completion of the 140-foot high concrete-gravity Cowlitz Falls Dam by Lewis County PUD and Bonneville Power in 1994. The Dam is the uppermost of four dams on the Cowlitz River, located about 13 miles downstream from the town of Randle in east Lewis County. The Reservior covers 610 acres and inundates 10.5 miles of the Cowlitz River and 1.5 miles of the Cispus River.


889 Peters Road
Morton, WA 98377


46.46649950, -122.10509660
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(800) 562-5612

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