Tuttle Creek Cove Campground is a large, quiet oasis located on the shores of Tuttle Creek Lake in the wide open expanse of northeast Kansas.
Tuttle Creek Cove Campground offers 39 compact campsites on a scenic lakeshore setting. Showers, flush toilets and other modern amenities are provided.
Playgrounds and boat ramp are also available, making the area ideal for family trips or parties.
39 sites offer water and 50 amp electric hookups.
Roadwork is scheduled for the Spring and Summer of 2023. As a result, the campground will have sporadic closures that will affect campground reservations. Closures will be posted with as much notice as possible and will not be during Holiday weekends.
Campground is subject Title 36 regulation enforcement. Visit Title 36 to view the regulations.
Additional campground specific rules and regulations can be found on campground map. Tuttle Cove Rules and Regulations
Don't Move Firewood: Protect your forests from tree-killing pests by buying your firewood locally and burning it on-site. Visit Dontmovefirewood.org for further information.
Tuttle Creek Lake is situated in the northern portion of the Flint Hills, which are characterized by flat-topped hills with long, steep slopes, limestone rock outcrops and well-defined stream channels. The climate is typified by warm summers and moderately cold winters.
More than 2 million guests visit Tuttle Creek Lake each year to enjoy the endless recreational opportunities provided by the vast lake and surrounding landscape.
Konza Prairie, Kansas State University, Fort Riley and the Prairie Parkway are all located a short drive from the campground.
Tuttle Creek Lake's 11 parks, marina, 10,900 acres of water and 20,000 acres of land provide ample opportunities for outdoor recreation activities. Boating, fishing and hiking top the list.
Power boaters on Tuttle Creek Lake will enjoy the lake's large main body of water on calm days for water skiing and pleasure boating. Canoeists and kayakers will find River Pond below the dam a perfect place for paddling. The state park offers canoe, kayak, and paddleboat rentals.
Bald eagles, white-tailed deer, Canada geese, wild turkeys, crappie, walleye, channel catfish and other wildlife can be found at Tuttle Creek Lake. The lake's fish and wildlife resources provide sightseers, anglers and hunters ample opportunities for their sports.
The lake also boasts miles of hiking, biking, off-road vehicle and equestrian trails. The Blue River Trail, a one mile long loop in Outlet Park, provides excellent views of wildlife in all seasons. Click here to learn about additional trails around the lake.
6040 Tuttle Cove Road MANHATTAN KS 66503
For campground inquiries, please call: (785)539-6523
From the intersection of US-24 and K-13 at the west end of the dam, turn east onto K-13, then immediately turn north onto Tuttle Cove Road and continue 3 miles to the campground entrance.