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Tuttle Creek Cove Park


This 252 acre park is located 3 road miles north of the dam on the west side of the lake. Facilities include 39 sites with water and electric hookups, 17 non-electric campsites, a walk-in campsite, a boat ramp with courtesy dock, shower/toilet buildings, sanitary dumpstation, swim beach, and playgrounds. Most campsites lack shade. Camping fees range from $14 to $20 per night from April 15 to October 31.  The park contains a shelter house that is reservable at the Tuttle Creek Visitior Center located at 5020 Tuttle Creek Blvd., Manhattan, KS.

Entrance gates are closed from 10 pm to 6 am daily.

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Camping Fees

There are 39 utility campsites with 50 amp electrical/water hookups, which rent for $20 per night.

There are 17 non-utility campsites, a walk-in site and random camping area, which rent for $14 per night.

Fee Seasons

The fee season for camping is April 15 - October 31.

The park entrance gates are closed and locked from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.  Make plans accordingly.  Ensure that your visitors observe the 10 p.m. departure time.

Tuttle Creek Cove Park fee booth hours:

 April 15 - May 23, 2018

Sunday            8-9 am;  3-5 pm

Monday            9-10 am;  5-7 pm

Tuesday           5-7 pm

Wednesday      5-7 pm

Thursday          9-10 am;  5-7 pm

Friday               9-10 am;  5-7 pm

Saturday          8-9 am;  1-7 pm