Welcome to Lake Cushman, a 4,000 acre lake and reservoir on the north fork of the Skokomish River in Mason County. The Lake was named in honor of Orrington Cushman, who served as interpreter for Governor Isaac Stevens during the Treaty of Point Elliott negotiations with Puget Sound Indians in 1854.The lake was originally a long narrow broadening of the Skokomish River formed in a glacial trough from the last ice age, the lake was expanded after the construction of the Cushman Dam which provides electrical power to the Tacoma Power system.
The lake itself is a popular retreat for hiking, fishing, boating and kayaking, Lake Cushman's shoreline is dotted with resorts and exotic rental cabins to explore. The lake is notable for its beautiful crystal clear blue water and the huge round rocks surrounding it, This famous lake is now one of the premier vacation getaways for those looking for sneak away but not go to far from home.
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