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Tuttle Creek ORV Area

Saturday, June 13, 2015

Alt Names

Tuttle Creek Lake, Randolph ORV Area

Last Known StatusOpen

Located on the western shore of Tuttle Creek Lake, this off-road area offers a wide variety of terrain that consists of steep hill climbs, rocky sections with sharp turns, deep ruts, scattered mud puddles, creek crossings and miles of surrounding jeep trails. Camping and overnight use is prohibited but there are numerous campgrounds close by with a few that offer boating opportunities.

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Nearest CityRandolph, KS
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From: Manhattan, KS
1) Take US-24 (Tuttle Creek Blvd.) north about 24 miles (US-24 turns into US-77)
2) Turn right on CR-893, continue .3 miles
3) Turn right on Secrest Road, continue about 2 miles to the park.


LandArmy Corps of Engineers


Recommended StayFull Day


Miles Of Trail10
Climate TypeForest
Elevation1150 to 1250 ft.
Trail MaintenanceUnknown
Loose DirtThis trail has some loose dirt.Some
Hard PackThe trail has some hard pack terrain.Some
MudThe trail has mostly mud after it rains.Mostly
DustThe trail has little dust on typical days.Little
RocksThis trail has some rocks.Some
TreesThe trail has many trees.Many
Steep HillsThis trail has few steep hills.Few
Water CrossingsThe trail has some water crossings.Some
HazardsThis trail has few hazards.Few(hazards assumed marked but use caution)
Easy Terrain NoviceThis trail has some beginner terrain.Some
Moderate Terrain AmateurThis trail has mostly intermediate level terrain.Mostly
Difficult Terrain ExpertThis trail has little expert terrain.Little


Permit RequiredNo
Dates OpenYear-Round
Spark ArrestorYesA spark arresting silencer or end cap is required for all vehicles.
Noise LimitYes
Whip FlagsNot Required
Maximum Vehicle WidthNo Restriction
Allow Dirt Bikes, Trail Bikes and Motorcycles MotorcyclesPermitted
Allow All Terrain Vehicles / Quads / Four Wheelers ATVsPermitted
Allow Utility Terrain Vehicles, Side by Sides (SXS), RZR UTVs / SXSPermitted
Allow 4x4 Jeeps, SUVs and 4 x 4 Trucks with License Plates SUVs / Jeeps (registered)Permitted
Dune Buggy/Sand Rail
4x4 (unregistered)
Two Strokes /
2 Cycle Engines
No Restriction
BicyclesNo RestrictionNot Recommended
HikingNo RestrictionNot Recommended
HorsebackNo RestrictionNot Recommended
Camping / Overnight RV Parking CampingProhibited
Campfire Restrictions CampfiresProhibited
Night RidingNoriding hours 9am-dusk
Cross CountryProhibitedkeep on the trail
Emergency / Law Enforcement
Insurance*Disclaimer: RiderPlanet recommends that all riders obtain motorcycle insurance or ATV / UTV insurance before visiting any of the locations depicted.
CommentPrivate property surrounds ORV park however boundaries are marked with yellow posts and signs. Some areas may be marked with barbed wire or rock walls - this is private property and do not proceed any further.


ParkingNo ($0.00)
EntryNo ($0.00)
RidingNo ($0.00)
Tent: $8.50
RV: $0.00
Addtl. Vehicle: $0.00
Fancy Creek Campground fee


First Aid First Aid20-30 Miles (SE)Mercy Regional Health Center (785) 776-3322
Gasoline Gasoline1-5 Miles (NW)Sharp's Short Stop (785) 293-5293
Diesel Diesel1-5 Miles (NW)Sharp's Short Stop (785) 293-5293
Potable Water Water5-20 Miles (S)River Pond State Park (785) 539-7941
RV Hookups RV Hookup5-20 Miles (S)River Pond State Park (785) 539-7941
RV Dump Station RV Disposal1-5 Miles (NE)Randolph State Park Campground (785) 539-7941
Primitive Camping Campground1-5 Miles (N)Fancy Creek Campground (785) 539-7941  **has electric sites**
Convenience Store Conv Store1-5 Miles (NW)Sharp's Short Stop (785) 293-5293
Swimming Swim Area5-20 Miles (S)Tuttle Creek Cove Park Beach (785) 539-7941
Body of Water Water BodyOn Site
Boating Launch Boat Ramp1-5 Miles (N)Fancy Creek Campground (785) 539-7941


Contact InfoU.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Tuttle Creek Project Office
5020 Tuttle Creek Blvd
Manhattan, KS 66502
(785) 539-8511


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Tuttle Creek ORV Area Trail Photo

Tuttle Creek ORV Area Trail

Willy Vawter can only be stopped by mud on window! Photo Submitted 8/21/2011 (Thanks!)

Tuttle Creek ORV Area Trail Photo

four by four at Tuttle Creek ORV Area Trail

Photo Submitted 9/17/2011 (Thanks!)

Tuttle Creek ORV Area Trail Photo

RV Trailer Staging Area and Camping at Tuttle Creek ORV Area Trail

Photo Submitted 9/17/2011 (Thanks!)

Tuttle Creek ORV Area Trail Photo

4x4 at Tuttle Creek ORV Area Trail

Photo Submitted 9/20/2012 (Thanks!)

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