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Welcome to Tuttle Creek Lake

Outdoor Recreation

Need to Know

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Visitor Center:

7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday

Outlet Park:

6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Tuttle Creek ORV & Spillway Cycle Area:

9:00 am to sunset

The Tuttle Creek Lake Project is regulated by Title 36 CFR 327 governing public use of Corps of Engineers water resources development projects.  For a list of rules and regulations please reference this link.
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  • Utility Campsites - $18/night
  • Non-Utility Campsites - $12/night
  • Off-season Camping (Nov. 1 - April 14) - Free

Day Use:

  • Corps Boat Ramps - $3/day
  • Corps Swimming Beach - $1/person or $4/car (children 12 and under are free)
  • Annual Day Use Pass - $30/year


  • Shelters - $25/day
  • Special Event Permits - $50/day


Contact Tuttle Creek

Tuttle Creek Project Office
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
5020 Tuttle Creek Blvd
Manhattan, KS 66502

Phone:  785-539-8511

Email: Tuttle.Creek@usace.army.mil