Things To Do Around Broken Bow Lake and Beavers Bend


Feeling burnt out? City life got you down? Rest and recharge in a riverfront cabin along the shores of Mountain Fork River and see all that Beavers Bend and Broken Bow Lake have to offer. Cabins allow you to enjoy the comforts of home away from home while being close to hikes, dining and parks. Unplug from the stressors of modern life and enjoy the splendor of nature. Whether you love hiking, boating, or just relaxing–there is something for everyone. Read on to learn more about some of the best activities around Broken Bow Lake and Beavers Bend!

#1 Explore Beavers Bend State Park

Located on the shores of the Mountain Fork River, this park is not to be missed for travelers. It features hundreds of miles of hiking trails varying in skill from easy out-and-back hikes to difficult mountain peaks. After hiking, head over to the Beavers Bend Land & Water Park for canoeing, kayaking or swimming on one of the many swimming beaches.

#2. White Water Rafting on Mountain Fork River

Many claim that Lower Mountain Fork River is the best white water creek in all of Oklahoma. It features rock gardens and small waterfalls if you are adventurous, or a more relaxing float if you are not. There is also excellent trout fishing in the lower Mountain Fork River. Don’t worry about time of year– fishing is available year round!

#3. Play Golf in a State Park!

If trekking trails isn’t your thing, what about walking a beautiful golf course? The Cedar Creek Golf Course is located inside of Beavers Bend State Park, at the foothills of the Kiamichi Mountains. Cedar Creek Golf Park features 18 holes at 72 par, and the titular creek actually cuts through the course, adding natural beauty as well as hazard to the game. Enjoy beautiful vistas while playing through this fun and unusual course.

#4. Spend Some Time on Broken Bow Lake

There are many ways to enjoy this gorgeous natural lake. Broken Bow lake covers over 14000 acres and is over 22 miles long, and its crystal clear waters are perfect for water lovers. Head over to Broken Bow Marina and rent a boat, or bring your own. Those looking for something more adventurous can rent kayaks, canoes or even jet skis.

#5 Catch Your Dinner

Broken Bow Lake is a state renowned fishing spot. Its cold, clear water is home to many species of fish including  large and smallmouth bass, crappie, flathead catfish and a variety of sunfish. Fishing is available year-round, so you can enjoy a fresh caught fish in your waterfront cabin no matter what time of year! Those who are really serious about fishing on Broken Bow Lake should consider hiring a local fishing guide to guarantee the best spot for the season, as well as tips and tricks. You will be fishing like a local in no time!

#6 Check Out A Museum!

Those wanting something educational should visit one of the local museums in Beaver Bend State Park. Head over to the Beavers Bend Wildlife museum to see realistic dioramas of local and native wildlife. This museum is fun for the whole family, with displays of glittering geodes alongside dioramas of howling arctic wolves and bugling elk. The Forest Heritage museum is also in Beaver Bend State park, and features the history of the park and the people in it. Displays include antique forestry tools, homestead memorabilia and historical documents pertaining to forestry and the beginning of the park. Visitors can see fourteen different dioramas displaying everything from the life of the local Indigenous Tribes, to Papermaking in the South, to dioramas of what the park looked like during the time of the dinosaurs. Visitors will also enjoy the Forest Wood art gallery and a century old log cabin from the Kiamichi Mountains.

Whether you want a family vacation, a solo trip or a romantic getaway for two, a riverfront cabin in Broken Bow has everything you need. Sit under the stars and listen to the rushing water, or unwind with a glass of local wine in the hot tub after a long day of exploring. Conveniently located a short distance from wineries, breweries and dining, our cabins ensure that you can enjoy the peace of nature without sacrificing your night out. Search Broken Bow Waterfront Rentals cabins today and enjoy all that Broken Bow has to offer!