5 Cool Spots for ATV Off-Roading in Kansas

By Cindy Lockstone

5 Cool Spots for ATV Off-Roading in Kansas

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If you’re a thrill seeker in Kansas, checking out one of the state’s excellent ATV off-roading trails is a must. With so much expansive space and awesome terrain for the sport, you’ll have plenty of high-quality options. Here are five great off-roading spots in the state. 

1. Syracuse Sand Dunes Park, Syracuse, KS

Grab your ATV and head to the Syracuse Sand Dunes to enjoy the best off-roading. This park has over 1,300 acres of off-roading opportunities that every member of the family will enjoy. Be sure to register all off-highway vehicles at the Syracuse City Hall or Sand Park Office.

2. Tuttle Creek ORV Area, Manhattan, KS

The Tuttle Creek area north of Manhattan has over 310 acres of rugged terrain with several miles of trails for the novice-level to expert hill climbs. Picnic tables and a loading ramp are located next to the entrance parking lot. The area is also open to bicycles and two, three and four-wheeled motorized vehicles. 

3. Riverside East of John Redmond Reservoir, Burlington, KS

Several trails wind through the Riverside East section of the John Redmond Reservoir near Burlington. Riverside East Campground is located on the east bank of the Neosho River in Kansas and is open to ATV and other off road vehicles. 

4. Perry Lake ATV Trail

The Perry Lake ATV and Motorcycle Trail covers more than 140 acres of space—with difficulty suitable for beginners and those who are more experienced. You can spend hours at this place. Just make sure to check out the map before heading out! 

5. Kansas Badlands, South Haven, KS

Kansas Badlands offers 254 acres of ATV riding trails and tracks. Riding is open daily during daylight hours all year round. The cost is $5 per person for the week from Monday-Sunday and $10 per weekend for special events.

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