Looking for a great Broken Bow Vacation for the whole family? Then consider renting a cabin and enjoying all the area has to offer. When it comes to fun activities, there is no shortage in Broken Bow, OK. Beavers Bend State Park features rivers, untouched wilderness, golfing, and a shimmering lake with over 14,000 acres of water and 180 miles of pine-dotted sandy shoreline. Here we have collected some of the best things to do in Broken Bow and Beavers Bend state park. This vacation spot draws thousands of tourists a year– come see why!
Are you a fan of boating? How about kayaking or canoeing? Jet skis? Whatever you want to do, it can be found on gorgeous Broken Bow Lake. This man-made lake covers over 14,000 acres of clean, cold water and is over 22 miles long. That’s enough space to enjoy all your water sports hobbies, from water skiing to laying out in the sun! If you don’t feel like bringing your equipment, canoes, kayaks, boats, and even water skis are available to rent by the hour at the Broken Bow Marina.
Broken Bow Lake and Beavers Bend State Park is a fishers’ dream, and many people travel from all over to fish both the lake and the lower Mt Fork River. The lake is home to many fish species, including bass, sunfish, and flathead catfish, especially by the dam where the deep cold water attracts fish. Mt Fork River has fantastic trout fishing year-round and is popular with fly fishers. If you are serious about catching something, consider hiring a local Broken Bow fishing guide to show you all the best spots.
Not all of the Broken Bows’ attractions are on the water. Beavers Bend State Park is a beautiful state park with untouched wilderness and towering pines. The park features many hiking trails– everything from incredibly challenging mountain treks to relaxing walks along the river. The park is great for bird watching as it is home to many rare species of birds– including our national emblem, the bald eagle!
Broken Bow, OK has something for you if you prefer outdoor time on the putting green. The state park has a beautiful golf course called the Cedar Creek Golf Course. Nestled in the forest at the foothills of the Kiamichi Mountains, Cedar Creek is an 18-hole course featuring natural hazards, such as the titular creek that bisects the course. Golf and nature lovers love this verdant, pine-lined golf course.
Think a wildlife vacation means missing out on amazing dining experiences? Think again! Broken Bow has lots of dining options to offer. If you want to have pizza and beer after a long day on Broken Bow Lake, you can head to the fun and whimsical Grateful Head Pizza Oven & Taproom. If a long day of hiking in Beavers Bend State Park has made you crave fried chicken, head to the Blue Rooster. For a more upscale dining experience, try the amazing Italian food of Abendigo’s Grill & Patio. Whatever you choose, you won’t be disappointed!
Wine and Beer Tasting
Nothing hits the spot after a long sun-drenched day like a little wine or beer. Luckily, Broken Bow is full of wineries and breweries. The wineries include Fish Tails Winery and Girls Gone Wine. Most of these wineries feature local wines and have patios to enjoy their tastings outdoors. As for breweries, there is the Beavers Bend Brewery near Beavers Bend Park, as well as Mountain Fork Brewery which brews its beer with water from the Mt Fork River. Both have a fantastic selection of locally brewed beer on tap, and the beers change seasonally. Have some lunch with your beer tasting in the taproom, or take some beers back to enjoy at the cabin!
Enjoying your Riverfront Cabin from Broken Bow Waterfront Rentals
The best part of any vacation is the relaxing enjoyment of your home away from home. No one knows this more than Broken Bow Waterfront Rentals, where we strive to provide the best vacation cabins in OK. Joelle’s river house, the larger of the two cabins, can comfortably sleep eight and features new stainless steel appliances and a private dock on the Mt Fork River. The smaller cabin, Viney’s, sleeps two and can be rented together or separately. These cabins fill up year round, so it’s best to book today! Whether you are looking for fun in the sun, a romantic place to watch the fall leaves change, or a cozy winter getaway, Broken Bow Waterfront Rentals has everything you need for a great vacation.