Places to Ride in Kansas


Milford (School Creek ORV area) is approximately 280 acres of natural terrain bordering Milford reservoir. There are many areas to explore at Milford: tight tree-lined trails, open areas, steep hill climbs, and jumps. The soil varies from sand to clay to gravel. Milford large enough to spend the whole day on your dirt bike or ATV. To get to Milford, head north from Wichita on I-135, then take I-70 east from Salina to the Chapman exit (286). Turn north on Rain Road, continue north through Upland. About 5 miles later turn east onto 3rd road. Continue east until you reach the riding area.

Milford is a day use area now, so no camping or alcohol is allowed. Helmets are required.

The excellent map was borrowed from the SCORVA Web site.

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Randolph (Tuttle Creek ORV area) is a 310 acre ORV area that is popular with 4x4 clubs and ATV riders. Travel time is around 2.5 hours from Wichita (150 miles), or 2 hours from McPherson (120 miles).

The terrain is generally more open than Milford, but there is plenty of single-track as well. The altitude changes at Randolph are probably the largest of any riding are in Kansas, so if you like long tall hills, you will like Randolph. There are many long trails with steep grades, tight turns, and extreme terrain.

The Tuttle Creek ORV Area is located 2 miles southeast of Randolph, Kansas with access from Riley County Road 893 to Secrest Road, then 1 ½ miles east. This 310-acre park is open to all motorized and non-motorized vehicles.

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