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Shelly 07-07-2011 02:09 AM

looking for little day trip
 
I'd like to know where to do a little off roading near Olathe?

chrisharg82 07-12-2011 01:52 AM

Have you checked out Kansas Rocks, I live in Lenexa and know some people who go down there quite a bit.

bbtj 07-12-2011 09:28 AM

Kansas Rocks would probably be the closest. There is also Tuttle Creek, out by Manhattan.

cavediverjc 07-12-2011 07:16 PM

Yeah, Kansas Rocks will probably be closer to you. Tuttle Creek ORV Park near Randolf is a good alternative as well, if you're willing to drive a little further. I haven't been to KR, but TC is a great place to wheel. There are trails for everyone, from very mild to very wild.

Shelly 07-15-2011 10:56 PM

This might sound odd but dose Kansas rocks have like a fence around it and a gate to get in? Do you have pay to get in? What happens if you get stuck: ) ? I'm new around here. going to be in Manhattan next month whats turtle creek like where's it at? If anything I have GPS.

bbtj 07-16-2011 08:25 AM

Kansas Rocks is private property and you have to pay to get in. I think the fee is $10 a day or $50 for the year. You can check out their website, ksrockspark.com.

As for Tuttle Creek, the GPS coordinates I have are, GPS: 39.409994, -96.738950‎ (3924'35.98" N 9644'20.22" W). I'm not going to guarantee those are correct, but the actual name of the place is Tuttle Creek Lake. So, if you goggle Tuttle Creek Lake, you can get the address and contact info for the visitor's center.

stangmata 07-16-2011 10:28 AM

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Originally Posted by Shelly (Post 1382991)
What happens if you get stuck: ) ?

Bring a friend with a Jeep/truck to go wheeling...don't go alone.

tahoemn1 07-22-2011 08:43 PM

tuttle creek
 
tuttle creek is in randolph ks is by manhattan its about 20-30 min from manhattan.

cavediverjc 07-22-2011 11:47 PM

Tuttle Creek ORV Park is free. Pack out what you pack in, be courteous to others, wheel responsibly, and it'll remain free. Have fun and take plenty of pics!! :thumb:

Shelly 07-22-2011 11:54 PM

NICE I'm going. after we get back from Cali I'm going home for a week in my Jeep mountains mountains and more mountains my mountains I can't wait!!! and when we get back I gota go to Manhattan so we'll check that out thanks. Peace

michaelb1229 07-23-2011 06:57 PM

tuttle creek
 
hi there im back from afganastan for r and r me and the family are going to tuttle creek sunday 25th july anyone interestedin meeting us up there?

cavediverjc 07-27-2011 03:18 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by michaelb1229 (Post 1403414)
hi there im back from afganastan for r and r me and the family are going to tuttle creek sunday 25th july anyone interestedin meeting us up there?

Sorry Mike, I wish I could have met you guys up there. Hope you had a good time. :thumb:

Jeeps187 09-02-2011 09:53 AM

Just got this forum, been using the JK forum forever, but this let's you go local which is awesome. Anybody going wheeling for labor day weekend? I went last weekend to KR but had to be pulled out by another rig because I destroyed my battery some how. New battery in now and it runs great.


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