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Otter Creek ATV Area

Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Alt Names Otter Creek Offroad Vehicle Area, John Redmond Reservoir
Last Known Status Open

Open daily to ATVs, UTVs and dirtbikes, this area offers 240 acres of open area. The general area is fairly flat with a few scattered small hills. The area is for day use only however camping can be found at the nearby Riverside East Campground. There is no fee to ride here. During the spring months the trails can get very muddy.

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Nearest City New Strawn, KS
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From: Topeka, KS
1) Take US-75 south about 50 miles
2) Turn right (west) on 16th Road (look for Coffey County Honda Shop), continue .3 miles
3) Veer left (south-west) on Embankment Road, continue about 4 miles
4) Park entrance will be on the right (north).
Area Trail
Land Army Corps of Engineers
Rating Rating    Good    
Recommended Stay Full Day
Permit Required No
Dates Open Year-Round
Spark Arrestor Yes A spark arresting silencer or end cap is required for all vehicles.
Noise Limit
Whip Flags Not Required
Maximum Vehicle Width
Allow Dirt Bikes, Trail Bikes and Motorcycles Motorcycles Permitted
Allow All Terrain Vehicles / Quads / Four Wheelers ATVs Permitted
Allow Utility Terrain Vehicles, Side by Sides (SXS), RZR UTVs / SXS Permitted
Allow 4x4 Jeeps, SUVs and 4 x 4 Trucks with License Plates SUVs / Jeeps (registered) Prohibited
Dune Buggy/Sand Rail
4x4 (unregistered)
Two Strokes /
2 Cycle Engines
No Restriction
Camping / Overnight RV Parking Camping Prohibited
Campfire Restrictions Campfires
Night Riding No riding hours sunrise to sunset
Emergency / Law Enforcement
Insurance *Disclaimer: RiderPlanet recommends that all riders obtain motorcycle insurance or ATV / UTV insurance before visiting any of the locations depicted.
Parking ($0.00)
Entry No ($0.00)
Riding No ($0.00)
Tent: $0.00
RV: $0.00
Addtl. Vehicle: $0.00
Contact Info U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - John Redmond Reservoir
1565 Embankment Road SW
Burlington, KS 66839-8911
(620) 364-8614
Otter Creek ATV Area Trail Photo

Otter Creek ATV Area Trail

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Climate Type Forest
Elevation 1050 to 1080 ft.
Trail Maintenance Unknown
Hazards This trail has few hazards.Few (hazards assumed marked but use caution)
Easy Terrain Novice This trail has some beginner terrain.Some
Moderate Terrain Amateur This trail has mostly intermediate level terrain.Mostly
Difficult Terrain Expert This trail has little expert terrain.Little

First Aid First Aid 1-5 Miles (SE) Coffey County Hospital (620) 364-2121
Gasoline Gasoline 1-5 Miles (SE) Casey's General Store (620) 364-5434
Diesel Diesel 1-5 Miles (SE) Casey's General Store (620) 364-5434
Potable Water Water 1-5 Miles (NE) Riverside East Campground (620) 364-8613
RV Hookups RV Hookup 1-5 Miles (NE) Riverside East Campground (620) 364-8613
RV Dump Station RV Disposal 1-5 Miles (NE) Riverside East Campground (620) 364-8613
Primitive Camping Campground 1-5 Miles (NE) Riverside East Campground (620) 364-8613
Convenience Store Conv Store 1-5 Miles (SE) Casey's General Store (620) 364-5434
Swimming Swim Area On Site John Redmond Reservoir
Body of Water Water Body On Site John Redmond Reservoir
Boating Launch Boat Ramp On Site John Redmond Reservoir

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