Tuttle Creek Control Tower Tour Scheduled

MANHATTAN, Kan. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Tuttle Creek Lake invites the public to attend a Control Tower Tour on Saturday, September 5th, 2015, at 1:30 p.m. The tour is open to U.S. Citizens and attendees must sign up at the Corps of Engineers Project office before the day of the tour. There are only 20 spots available, so sign up today!

Steve Prockish and Jordan McGuinn, Park Rangers at Tuttle Creek Lake, will conduct the program. Attendees will learn about the history of the dam and how the tower operates. Please be advised that backpacks and purses are not allowed in the tower. Photographs are not permitted in the tower, so please leave cameras and cell phones in vehicles. Tour parking will be in the lot on the west end of the dam.

For further information on this program, please contact the Corps of Engineers Office, at 5020 Tuttle Creek Blvd., Manhattan, KS, or by calling (785) 539-8511.

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