River Pond

GPS: N39 15.037' W96 34.317'

Map of Location

Campsites are Reservable -

Water, Electric: 167

Primitive Campsites: 540

Other Information:

  • 165 campsites with electric and water, 3 shower buildings, playground areas, swimming beach, rental cabins, disc golf course, mature shade trees, paved roads, stocked trout pond, fishing docks, 2 boat ramps, fish cleaning stations, canoe & kayak rentals, ice and laundry are all part of the River Pond offerings.
  • The River Pond Area offers camping and outdoor activities below the dam
Scenic campsite
One of the cabins at River Pond
Kayaking at River Pond
Fishing at Rocky Ford
Country Stampede crowd at River Pond
Friends fishing at Rocky Ford
Sign at east entrance to Tuttle Creek State Park
Fishing at Sunset
Girls at Annual Camper Appreciation Night at River Pond
Kids enjoying the Fossil Hike at River Pond
ManKan Shelter Number One at River Pond
Mud Volleyball at River Pond (Looks like Fun!)
Showerhouse at River Pond
Tuttle Creek State Park Location Map
Reserved Camping Site at River Pond
Aerial View of River Pond
Beautiful View of River Pond
Rocky Ford Campground
Sand Volleyball at River Pond
RV Campsite at River Pond
Sunset over River Pond
Winter Ducks
Aerial View of Tuttle Creek Lake
Willow Lake in River Pond stocked with Trout

Campgrounds/Areas:

Rocky Ford
  • Camping Available: Yes
  • ADA Camping Available: Yes
  • Reservable Sites: Yes
  • Water, Electric: 49

Riley Point
  • Camping Available: Yes
  • ADA Camping Available: Yes
  • Reservable Sites: Yes
  • Primitive Camping: 30
  • Water, Electric: 20
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River Pond
  • Camping Available: Yes
  • ADA Camping Available: Yes
  • Reservable Sites: Yes
  • Primitive Camping: 500
  • Water, Electric: 98
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Area Facilities

Cherokee Cabin
  • Type of Cabin: Modern Cabin
  • This facility is ADA accessible
  • Location of Facility: N39 15.312 W96 34.971
  • This Facility is Reservable.
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    The Cherokee cabin is a modern log sided cabin. The cabin has a full kitchen with refrigerator, stove, microwave and basic kitchen amenities. The master bedroom has a full size bed and a double futon. The bathroom has a large walk in shower and toilet. The front room has a sofa and also a pull down twin size Murphy bed. The Cherokee will accommodate up to 6 people. The cabin is air conditioned and heated but does not have television or phone.

    October thru March pricing for the Cherokee cabin

    • Friday or Saturday nights are $85.00 each night.
    • Sunday thru Thursday nights are $65.00 each night.
    • Weekly pricing is $445.00

    April thru September pricing for the Cherokee cabin

    • Friday and Saturday nights are $95.00 each night.
    • Sunday thru Thursday nights are $75.00 each night.
    • Weekly pricing is $520.00

    The cabin is stocked with basic pots, pans, dishes, silverware, coffee maker, toaster, dish cloth & towel and dish soap. Mop, broom, and trash bags are also in the cabin. A concrete shelter is located adjacent to the cabin and has a picnic table, fire-ring and bbq grill.

    Inside Cabin View

    Extra Info

    You furnish bedding, linens, personal items and your food.
    There is NO SMOKING and NO PETS allowed in the cabins.
    You are responsible for any and all damages incurred during your stay.
    Check out is always by noon and check in anytime after 2pm.


Kiowa Cabin
  • Type of Cabin: Modern Cabin
  • This facility is ADA accessible
  • Location of Facility: N39 15.289 W96 35.053
  • This Facility is Reservable.
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    Kiowa Cabin Image

    The Kiowa cabin is a modern log sided cabin. The cabin has a full kitchen with refrigerator, stove, microwave and basic kitchen amenities. The master bedroom has a full size bed and a double futon. The bathroom has a large walk in shower and toilet. The front room has a sofa and also a pull down twin size Murphy bed. The Kiowa will accommodate up to 6 people. The cabin is air conditioned and heated but does not have television or phone.

    October thru March pricing for Kiowa Cabin

    • Friday or Saturday nights are $85.00 each night.
    • Sunday thru Thursday nights are $65.00 each night.
    • Weekly pricing is $445.00

    April thru September pricing for Kiowa Cabin

    • Friday and Saturday nights are $95.00 each night.
    • Sunday thru Thursday nights are $75.00 each night.
    • Weekly pricing is $520.00

    The cabin is stocked with basic pots, pans, dishes, silverware, coffee maker, toaster, dish cloth & towel and dish soap. Mop, broom, and trash bags are also in the cabin. A concrete shelter is located adjacent to the cabin and has a picnic table, fire-ring and bbq grill.

    Inside Cabin View

    Extra Info

    • You furnish bedding, linens, personal items and your food.
    • There is NO SMOKING and NO PETS allowed in the cabins.
    • You are responsible for any and all damages incurred during your stay.
    • Check out is always by noon and check in anytime after 2pm.

Sioux Cabin
  • Type of Cabin: Modern Cabin
  • This facility is ADA accessible
  • Location of Facility: N39 15.296 W96 35.006
  • This Facility is Reservable.
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    Inside Cabin View

    The Sioux cabin is a modern log sided cabin. The cabin has a full kitchen with refrigerator, stove, microwave and basic kitchen amenities. The master bedroom has a full size bed and a double futon. The bathroom has a large walk in shower and toilet. The front room has a sofa and also a pull down twin size Murphy bed. The Sioux will accommodate up to 6 people. The cabin is air conditioned and heated but does not have television or phone.

    October thru March pricing for the Sioux cabin

    • Friday or Saturday nights are $85.00 each night.
    • Sunday thru Thursday nights are $65.00 each night.
    • Weekly pricing is $445.00

    April thru September pricing for the Sioux cabin

    • Friday and Saturday nights are $95.00 each night.
    • Sunday thru Thursday nights are $75.00 each night.
    • Weekly pricing is $520.00

    The cabin is stocked with basic pots, pans, dishes, silverware, coffee maker, toaster, dish cloth & towel and dish soap. Mop, broom, and trash bags are also in the cabin. A concrete shelter is located adjacent to the cabin and has a picnic table, fire-ring and bbq grill.

    Extra Info

    • You furnish bedding, linens, personal items and your food.
    • There is NO SMOKING and NO PETS allowed in the cabins.
    • You are responsible for any and all damages incurred during your stay.
    • Check out is always by noon and check in anytime after 2pm.
    Cabin Image

Restroom
  • Type of Facility: Pit Toilet
  • This facility is ADA accessible
  • Location of Facility: N39 14.352' W96 35.159'
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Pawnee Cabin
  • Type of Cabin: Modern Cabin
  • This facility is ADA accessible
  • Location of Facility: N39 15.266 W96 35.133
  • This Facility is Reservable.
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    Pawnee Cabin

    Pawnee cabin is a modern log sided cabin. The cabin has a full kitchen with refrigerator, stove top (NO OVEN), microwave, and basic kitchen amenities. The master bedroom has a full size bed. The cabin offers a table with four chairs and a futon in the living room. The bathroom has a shower and toilet. Pawnee will accommodate up to 4 people. The cabin is air conditioned and heated, but does not have a television or phone. A concrete shelter is located outside the cabin and has a picnic table, fire-ring and bbq grill.

    The Pawnee cabin is now a PET-FRIENDLY cabin. An additional $50.00 (non refundable) is required at the time the reservation is made. For more information contact Tuttle Creek State Park @ 785-539-7941.

    October thru March pricing for Pawnee Cabin

    • Friday or Saturday nights are $75.00 each night.
    • Sunday thru Thursday nights are $55.00 each night.
    • Weekly pricing is $375.00

    April thru September pricing for Pawnee Cabin

    • Friday and Saturday nights are $85.00 each night.
    • Sunday thru Thursday nights are $65.00 each night.
    • Weekly pricing is $445.00

    The cabin is stocked with basic pots, pans, dishes, silverware, coffee maker, toaster, dish cloth & towel and dish soap. Mop, broom, and trash bags are also in the cabin.

    Extra Info

    Users furnish bedding, linens, personal items and food.
    NO SMOKING allowed in the cabins.
    Users are responsible for any and all damages incurred during their stay.
    Check out is always by noon and check in anytime after 2pm.


Kansa Cabin
  • Type of Cabin: Modern Cabin
  • Location of Facility: N39 15.274 W96 35.114
  • This Facility is Reservable.
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    Kansa Cabin

    Of the four original cabins, two have the same design. Kansa and Osage have a raised roof loft with windows on each side. The loft floor is carpeted and provides plenty of room for sleeping bags or several air beds and is accessed by a metal ladder. The master bedroom is equipped with a full size bed.

    Kansa cabin offers a full bath and kitchen facilities. The front room has a table with 4 chairs and a futon. The kitchen has a stove with oven, microwave, refrigerator, toaster, coffee maker w/ filters, basic pots, pans, kitchen utensils and dishes. Air conditioning and central heat allow the use of the cabin year round. A covered picnic shelter with a picnic table, fire pit and a charcoal grill complete the cabin offerings.

    October thru March pricing for Kansa Cabin

    • Friday or Saturday nights are $75.00 each night.
    • Sunday thru Thursday nights are $55.00 each night.
    • Weekly pricing is $375.00

    April thru September pricing for Kansa Cabin

    • Friday and Saturday nights are $85.00 each night.
    • Sunday thru Thursday nights are $65.00 each night.
    • Weekly pricing is $445.00

    The cabin is stocked with basic pots, pans, dishes, silverware, coffee maker, toaster, dish cloth & towel and dish soap. Mop, broom, and trash bags are also in the cabin.

    Extra Info

    Users furnish bedding, linens, personal items and food.
    NO SMOKING and NO PETS allowed in the cabins.
    Users are responsible for any and all damages incurred during their stay.
    Check out is always by noon and check in anytime after 2pm.


Osage Cabin
  • Type of Cabin: Modern Cabin
  • Location of Facility: N39 15.282 W96 35.087
  • This Facility is Reservable.
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    Osage Cabin

    Of the four original cabins, two have the same design. Kansa and Osage have a raised roof loft with windows on each side. The loft floor is carpeted and provides plenty of room for sleeping bags or several air beds and is accessed by a metal ladder. The master bedroom is equipped with a full size bed.

    Osage cabin offers a full bath and kitchen facilities. The front room has a table with 4 chairs and a futon. The kitchen has a stove with oven, microwave, refrigerator, toaster, coffee maker w/ filters, basic pots, pans, kitchen utensils and dishes. Air conditioning and central heat allow the use of the cabin year round. A covered picnic shelter with a picnic table, fire pit and a charcoal grill complete the cabin offerings.

    October thru March pricing for Osage Cabin

    • Friday or Saturday nights are $75.00 each night.
    • Sunday thru Thursday nights are $55.00 each night.
    • Weekly pricing is $375.00

    April thru September pricing for Osage Cabin

    • Friday and Saturday nights are $85.00 each night.
    • Sunday thru Thursday nights are $65.00 each night.
    • Weekly pricing is $445.00

    The cabin is stocked with basic pots, pans, dishes, silverware, coffee maker, toaster, dish cloth & towel and dish soap. Mop, broom, and trash bags are also in the cabin.

    Extra Info

    Users furnish bedding, linens, personal items and food.
    NO SMOKING and NO PETS allowed in the cabins.
    Users are responsible for any and all damages incurred during their stay.
    Check out is always by noon and check in anytime after 2pm.


Cheyenne Cabin
  • Type of Cabin: Modern Cabin
  • Location of Facility: N39 15.258 W96 35.165
  • This Facility is Reservable.
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    Cheyenne cabin is a modern log sided cabin. The cabin has a full kitchen

    Cheyenne Cabin

    with refrigerator, stove, microwave, and basic kitchen amenities. The master bedroom has a full size bed. Cheyenne cabin offers bunk beds in the living area as well. The cabin has a loft, which is perfect for use with a sleeping bag. The bathroom has a shower/tub and toilet. Cheyenne will accommodate up to 6 people, but only 4 people have beds. The cabin is air conditioned and heated, but does not have televisions or phones. A concrete shelter is located outside the cabin and has a picnic table, fire-ring and bbq grill.

    October thru March pricing for Cheyenne Cabin

    • Friday or Saturday nights are $75.00 each night.
    • Sunday thru Thursday nights are $55.00 each night.
    • Weekly pricing is $375.00

    April thru September pricing for Cheyenne Cabin

    • Friday and Saturday nights are $85.00 each night.
    • Sunday thru Thursday nights are $65.00 each night.
    • Weekly pricing is $445.00

    The cabin is stocked with basic pots, pans, dishes, silverware, coffee maker, toaster, dish cloth & towel and dish soap. Mop, broom, and trash bags are also in the cabin.

    Extra Info

    Cheyenne Bunk Beds

    Users furnish bedding, linens, personal items and food.
     NO SMOKING and NO PETS allowed in the cabins.
    Users are responsible for any and all damages incurred during their stay.
    Check out is always by noon and check in anytime after 2pm.


Disc Golf Course
  • Type of Facility: Disc Golf
  • Location of Facility: N39 15.340' W96 34.778'
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Playground
  • Type of Facility: Playground
  • Location of Facility: N39 14.992' W96 35.347'
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ADA Fishing Dock
  • Type of Facility: Pier
  • This facility is ADA accessible
  • Location of Facility: N39 15.287' W96 34.902'
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Canoe Rental
  • Type of Facility: Recreation
  • Location of Facility: N39 15.325' W96 34.795'
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Canoe Dock
  • Type of Facility: Canoe Ramp
  • Location of Facility: N39 15.311' W96 34.682'
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Day use Boat Dock
  • Type of Facility: Dock
  • Location of Facility: N39 15.174' W96 35.108'
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Day use Boat Ramp
  • Type of Facility: Dock
  • Location of Facility: N39 15.180' W96 35.115'
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Campground Boat Dock #3
  • Type of Facility: Dock
  • Location of Facility: N39 14.874' W96 35.272'
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Campground Dock #1
  • Type of Facility: Dock
  • Location of Facility: N39 15.003' W96 35.248'
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Campground Dock #2
  • Type of Facility: Dock
  • Location of Facility: N39 14.923' W96 35.221'
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Restroom #4
  • Type of Facility: Modern Toilet
  • This facility is ADA accessible
  • Location of Facility: N39 14.906' W96 35.287'
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Main Showerhouse
  • Type of Facility: Shower/Toilet
  • This facility is ADA accessible
  • Location of Facility: N39 14.983' W96 35.400'
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Restroom #2
  • Type of Facility: Modern Toilet
  • This facility is ADA accessible
  • Location of Facility: N39 15.187' W96 35.327'
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Day use Vault toilet
  • Type of Facility: Pit Toilet
  • This facility is ADA accessible
  • Location of Facility: N39 15.227' W96 35.190'
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Shelter #8
  • Type of Facility: Shelter
  • This facility is ADA accessible
  • Location of Facility: N39 15.308' W96 35.332'
  • This Facility is Reservable.
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Beach Showerhouse
  • Type of Facility: Shower/Toilet
  • This facility is ADA accessible
  • Location of Facility: N39 15.322' W96 34.766'
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Shelter #7
  • Type of Facility: Shelter
  • Location of Facility: N39 15.262' W96 35.294'
  • This Facility is Reservable.
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Shelter #6
  • Type of Facility: Shelter
  • This facility is ADA accessible
  • Location of Facility: N39 15.222' W96 35.254'
  • This Facility is Reservable.
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Shelter #5
  • Type of Facility: Shelter
  • Location of Facility: N39 15.211' W96 35.204'
  • This Facility is Reservable.
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Shelter #4
  • Type of Facility: Shelter
  • Location of Facility: N39 15.224' W96 35.155'
  • This Facility is Reservable.
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Shelter #3
  • Type of Facility: Shelter
  • Location of Facility: N39 15.237' W96 35.121'
  • This Facility is Reservable.
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  • Type of Facility: Shelter
  • Location of Facility: N39 15.309' W96 35.973'
  • This Facility is Reservable.

  • Type of Facility: Shelter
  • This facility is ADA accessible
  • Location of Facility: N39 15.298' W96 35.008'
  • This Facility is Reservable.

Man Kan Shelter
  • Type of Facility: Shelter
  • This facility is ADA accessible
  • Location of Facility: N39 15.168' W96 35.458'
  • This Facility is Reservable.
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Bob Fleming Shelter
  • Type of Facility: Shelter
  • This facility is ADA accessible
  • Location of Facility: N39 14.976' W96 35.402'
  • This Facility is Reservable.
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    covered wooden shelter community church