Things To Do Around Broken Bow Lake and Beavers Bend

Most of your time at Beavers Bend and Broken Bow Lake will probably be spent basking in the glory of nature, but you don’t have to go far to find a variety of attractions and activities. If you’re traveling to the Beavers Bend Area to get some quite time, vacation with family, or have a large group get together, The Cabins at Broken Bow Lake can help you with everything you need.  There’s so much to do in the area, you couldn’t exhaust your options if you tried.  From hunting, fishing, ATV riding, and kayaking to water skiing, wine-making, zip-lining, great dining and so much more, Broken Bow Lake area has it all!

Broken Bow Lake

The stunning Broken Bow Lake is in one of the state’s most beautiful settings. The Cabins at Broken Bow Lake are all conveniently located within minutes of the lake.  Encompassing over 14,000 acres and stretching 22 miles long, the Broken Bow lake’s crystal blue waters provide a variety of water recreation including water skiing, snorkeling, scuba diving, jet-skiing, swimming, picnicking, hiking, fishing, and boating.  You can rent a boat from the marina or bring your own to take advantage of one of Oklahoma’s best year-round fishing spots or stunning views.  Fish species include largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, white (sand) bass, crappie, channel catfish, flathead catfish and various species of sunfish.

Beavers Bend State Park

Beavers Bend State Park sits in the mountainous region of southeast Oklahoma along the shores of Broken Bow Lake and the Mountain Fork River.  Guests coming to the area will find adventure, beautiful scenery and plenty of activities inside the state park.  From fly fishing, swimming, guided horseback riding, paddle boating to miniature golf, hayrides, hiking, and golfing, Beavers Bend State Park is your destination for a fun filled vacation!

The Forest Heritage Center Museum, which is located inside the Beavers Bend State Park, is a wonderful place to visit.  The museum houses historical documents, antique forestry tools, wood art, homestead memorabilia, and a research library filled with books, periodicals, and other materials pertaining to forestry.  Close by you will find the Beavers Bend Nature Center, where you can see a small variety of forest animals and other species.

There are also several hiking trails throughout the park that offer beautiful scenery and a variety of terrains and elevations to tread.  These trail maps can be found here: http://www.forestry.ok.gov/hiking-trails-in-beavers-bend-state-park

Once you’ve completed your hiking excursions head to the Beavers Bend Land & Water Park for some paddle boating, canoeing, kayaking, or some swimming on the swim beach.  Not too far from there is the Beavers Bend Depot and Stables where the family can enjoy a train ride or guided horseback ride through the forest.  There is also a small recreational park for the kids in the same vicinity!

Lower Mountain Fork River

If you’re a more adventurous bunch, head to the Lower Mountain Fork River for some white water canoeing or kayaking.  This river is raved to have the best white water streams in Oklahoma.  It features plenty of rapids, small waterfalls and rock gardens perfect for rafting, canoeing and kayaking enthusiasts, whether you seek a challenging thrill ride or a more leisurely float.  The Lower Mountain Fork River also offers year-round trout fishing throughout a 12-mile portion of lower river, as well as its tributaries from the Broken Bow dam downstream to US-70 bridge.

Call us today and let us help you make your trip extra special.  We’ll be happy to help you make reservations and arrangements with local guides, local amusements, or even dinner reservations! Or if you just want some extra advice and information, we can do that too. Call 903-949-7723 today!

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