Things to do in Broken Bow Oklahoma

Pine Meadow Cabins near Broken Bow Lake, cabins at Beavers Bend State Park and the Ouachita National Forest. You'll find great boating, fishing, hiking trails, nature photography, bird watching, hunting, mountain biking and horseback riding.

We are located about 3 hours from Dallas TX, 4 hours from Oklahoma City, 3.25 hours to Tulsa OK, 2 hours to Shreveport LA, and 3 hours to Little Rock AR. Here are a few ideas of the fun things to do in Hochatown USA. A day trip from so many places, and a great place to meet friends and family.

Outdoor adventure, indoor actvities and fun things to do at Beavers Bend cabins in Broken Bow, McCurtain County Oklahoma!


Broken Bow Lake
580-494-6447 Broken Bow Lake Fishing Guide, Bryce Archey. He will show you where the fish are.
580-494-6455 Beavers Bend Marina. Boat & jet ski rentals, boat slips, fuel, ice, snacks.
580-494-6412 Steve's Marine. Boat sales and service.
580-584-3408 Broken Bow Scuba Diving, James Crowell

Beavers Bend State Park
Click above for all Beavers Bend State Park activities and vendor phone numbers.
Beavers Bend Train Rides
580-494-3166 - Choo! Choo! Authentic replica of 1800s steam engine train. Call for reservations.
  Hochatown Express Transportation
Van service will pick-up and drop off to area cabins, restaurants, marina, attractions, winery,etc.
Reasonable flat rate prices.
Lower Mountain Fork River is regularly stocked with trout from the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife. Fish on your own or call a guide.
580-494-6071 Beavers Bend Fly Shop
214-738-1906 Eric Jackson, Project Healing Waters
580-236-0327 Ethan Wright Guide Service
903-850-3673 Jenny Mayrell-Woodruff, Fly Fish Beavers Bend
903-967-2665 Orvis endorsed, Rob Woodruff Guide Service
580-306-5613 Steve Branson Broken Bow Trout Guide
580-494-6115 Three Rivers Fly Shop and Project Healing Waters

Broken Bow Canoe & Kayak - Call for reservations in the summer!
580-584-2273 Ambush Adventures Canoe and Kayak Rentals
580-494-6512 Beavers Bend Canoe and Kayak Rentals
580-236-1099 River Rat Canoe and Kayak Rentals
580-584-6856 WW Canoe and Kayak Rentals
580-584-2277 Wild Goose Canoe and Kayak Rentals
580-306-2279 Yippie Kayo Kayaks

Beavers Bend Paddle Boats and swim beach

580-494-6512 Beavers Bend Paddleboats
469-463-7337 PaddleSUP, Stand –up paddleboard lessons, rentals, sales.

Broken Bow Cabins for Sale
Vacation homes for sale near Beavers Bend and Broken Bow cabins. 1031 investment properties, call Dian 940-600-2713 for sale by owner. Investment properties for sale.
Horseback Riding & Equestrian Trails
580-494-6613 Beavers Bend horseback riding, hay rides, family reunions, birthday parties.
580-244-3729 A-Z horseback trail riding. Call for reservations.
580-494-6402 U.S. Forest Service - Ouachita trail information only.
Places to Eat at Beavers Bend, Broken Bow and Idabel
Click here for Girls Gone Wine, Blue Rooster, Abendigos, Steven's Gap Restaurant, Shady Oaks, Grateful Head Pizzaria, places to eat, restaurants, grocery store, catering and delivery to your cabin.

Steven's Gap and Carson Creek are the two boat ramp entrances.

Beavers Bend and Broken Bow cabin massage
580-286-7770 Lemon Grass massage - Stephanie Mullins
580-212-7177 Oasis massage - Sarah Wasson
580-208-2313 Body Harmony Day spa - Valerie Greener
Talimena National Scenic Byway
Explore the 54 miles across the very top of the Ouachita Mountains in Eastern Oklahoma. Great for motorcycle touring, road trips, fast cars and serious road bike hill training.
Hiking & Running
Beavers Bend Hiking Trails. From 1-mile easy to 26 mile challenging. David Boren Hiking Trail, Beaver Lodge Trail, Skyline Hiking Trail, and more. 5km race schedule here.
Mountain Biking
Off-road mountain bike trails at the Lakeview Lodge with scenic views of the lake. Minutes away from Pine Meadow
Red Slough Birding Convention and Wildlife Habitat
580-494-6402 Wildlife refuge. Also home to alligators. Ideal habitat for birds and migratory bird watching. Red Slough Birding Convention - May 4-7, 2013. Birds, butterfly, dragonfly and wild flower tours. Call Idabel Chamber of Commerce 580-286-3305 or Museum of the Red River 580-286-3616.
580-494-6456 Cedar Creek Golf Course
580-286-7545 Idabel Country Club
580-494-6706 Gopher Golf Putt Putt & mini Nascar go-karts
580-494-6512 Beavers Bend Paddle Boats and Putt Putt golf

Hochatown Wildlife Museum and Womack's Taxidermy Studio.
580-494-6193 Watch Shane Womack in his studio create the lifelike story of the forest. School groups, church tours.

Forest Heritage Center
580-494-6497 Tells the story of the forest through dioramas. Woodturners exhibit, fall festival, Owa Chito art show.

Muscle Car Legends Museum - Idabel OK
580-286-7206 or 286-6468 The finest cars from the fastest times. Legendary cars of the 60s and 70s. Classic Carroll Shelby Mustangs, Camaros, Ferraris. A must see for car collectors and enthusiasts.
Wheelock Missionary & Academy
National Historic Landmark. Listed on the 11 Most Endangered Places by the National Historic Trust & Preservation. Built in the 1800s as a mission and school for Native American girls from 1833-1955.
Museum of the Red River
580-286-3616 Home of the Acrocanthosaurus dinosour. Meeting rooms, exhibits, lectures, travel.
Broken Bow Indian Museum
580-584-6531 Private collection of artifacts from across the United States. Listen to the real story of arrowheads and tomahawks.
David Sacks Art Gallery - rotating collection of local artists. Wood turners, oils, pastels, sculpture, pen & ink. Original pieces for sale from $50 - $1500. 580-494-6216.
  Oklahoma Film, Movie, Television, Radio and Stage
Star Trek - Klingon Klaang, first meets a human,when shot down over Broken Bow, Oklahoma. Trekkers welcome.

Leaves of Grass starring Susan Sarandon, Keri Russell and Edward Norton of Tulsa. Directed by Tim Blake Nelson.
The Cove, Academy Award nominated writer, Mark Monroe.
Broken Bow Records where real country music begins with Mr. Brown.

Dogwood Days - First weekend in April. Crafts, food, 5km race, garage sales in Idabel Ok.

April Fool's Day - Girls Gone Wine anniversary. It's always a party.

2nd Saturday in April, Band on the Run 5km at Beavers Bend. Contact Dr. Anne Mary Orr at Orr Family Dentistry for details.

May - Kiamichi Team Bass Kid's Fishing Tournament - Broken Bow Lake. Call 580-584-9437 or 580-584-2890 for details.

May 3-6, 2014 - Red Slough Birding Convention. Birds, butterfly, dragonfly and wild flower tours. Call Idabel Chamber of Commerce 580-286-3305 or Red River Museum at 580-286-3616.

Third Wednesday in May,7:00 p.m. Ride of Silence. Beavers Bend - Golf Course Rd. Contact Eric Jackson, Richardson Bike Mart or David Sacks, Sacks Realty. Slow pace in recognition of cylists injured or killed while riding.

May - Kiamichi Street Rods and Broken Bow Main Street host the annual Rod Run. 580-584-2440.

Third weekend in June - Kiamichi Owa-Chito Festival at Beavers Bend. Outdoor concert, children's games, food, spelling bee, canoe races, 5km run, forestry contests, horseshoes, ax throwing, art show, gospel night, talent contest, photography contest. Broken Bow Chamber 580-584-3393.

July 4 - Independence Fireworks. Hosted at Jordan Construction by the Hochatown Volunteer Fire Dept at dark-thirty. Free live music will begin about 7:00 pm. Bring your lawn chairs. Donations accepted for fireworks and Hochatown Volunteer Fire Dept. Call 580-513-5513 or 580-212-2200.

July - Valliant Watermelon Festival, 5km run, watermelon parade. Valliant Chamber 580-933-5050.

September - Labor Day Saturday - Hochatown Volunteer Fire Dept Fish Fry and To go orders 580-494-6478.

September 3-7, 2013 - McCurtain County Free Fair, Idabel OK.

Sept - October - Masters at Work - Woodturning competition and exhibition at Forest Heritage Center. Contact Doug Zook at 580-494-6497.

September 3rd Thru 7th. McCurtain County Free Fair

October 5th ~ Idabel Main Street Fall Festival


Sept 12-13: Painting "Nature's Beauty" Workshop and Retreat with Jamie Carter.

Call 903 674 2018 or the Forest Heritage Center.

Honobia Big Foot Festival - First weekend in October at Octavia, about 30 minutes north of Beavers Bend cabins. Talihina Chamber of Commerce 918-567-3434 or check with Finding Hochatown Broken Bow Bigfoot Animal Planet.

Oct Halloween Scare-a-Thon. Forest Heritage Center - Haunted Museum - take pictures in the electric chair or lay in the eerie coffin. Spooky Scavenger Hunt, Pumpkin Carving Contest, movie The House on Haunted Hill (circa 1959) 580-494-6497 or fhc@beaversbend.com.

October 31st ~ Idabel Main Street After School Trick or Treat downtown, 3:30- 5:00 PM.

  October - Choctaw Festival. Basket weaving, Choctaw language, Choctaw history and culture, stick ball, traditional cooking, herbal medicines,

Beavers Bend Fall Festival

2nd weekend in November.

December 6, 2013 - Idabel City of Lights Christmas Parade. 7:00 PM.

December 9, 2013 - Broken Bow Christmas Parade. 580-584-3393 for more info.

Brinkley Tractor Auction in Idabel Oklahoma

3rd weekend of the month

Tractors,farm & ranch, industrial machinery and salvage.


  Choctaw Casino
580-584-5450 Cabins are ten minutes from Choctaw Casino
Beavers Bend Shopping
Cabin decor, antiques, log furniture, gifts, collectibles, souvenirs, coonskin hats.

Main Street Broken Bow Shopping

Antique shops, quilt shops, places to eat, old-fashion drug store soda fountain


Main Street Idabel Shopping

Nail salon, pawn store, antique shops, and more.


Broken Bow Kiamichi Country Genealogy Society
Broken Bow Library, 401 N Broadway, Broken Bow OK 74728
ATV 4-Wheeling & Dirt Bikes
Click here for rules, avoid a fine. Free access on Ouachita National Forest.
Hunting and Concealed Weapons Permit - Gun safety
Cabins are located just a few minutes from some of the best hunting and camping woodlands. Click for hunting dates and regulations.

Concealed Weapons Permit Class - Gun handling and safety. $60 per person. Bring a semi-automatic handgun if you have one, or instructor will loan one. You provide the bullets. Call for details: Kenny Lawson, Instructor at 580-212-1292. Private groups and classes available.
Wi Fi Hotspots for cabins at Beavers Bend and Broken Bow OK
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