| Cabin Lodging near Beavers Bend Resort Park - Broken Bow Lake in Southeast Oklahoma (74728)
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Backwoods Vacations - Broken Bow Lake - Near Broken Bow, Oklahoma (74728)
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Perfect for that week-end outdoor cabin retreat, vacation, reunion, fishing trip, golf trip, or honeymoon cabin, nestled in the woods convenient to all Beavers Bend attractions. Contact Backwoods Vacations at 214-914-0382 or Click Here to email Backwoods Vacations at "Bart98@msn.com". Click Here for information about rates, policies and amenities.
Experience this rustic cabin atmosphere located in the woods right next to the Ouachita National Forest. From the cabin, feel free to take a hike, bike ride into the National Forest. Enjoy the outdoors, sit by a campfire, look for shooting stars, see deer and other wildlife. Go to nearby Beavers Bend or Hochatown State Parks to canoe, fish (trout, bass, and more), water ski or swim in the lake. Play golf at the Cedar Creek golf course located on the lake. Broken Bow Lake is a beautiful lake in a stunning setting.
Also, check out Beaver's Bend Nature Center, located on the bank of the Mountain Fork River and offering arts, crafts, wild animals, eagle watches, and more. Take the kids on a train ride and go horseback riding. The park's activity-filled Riverbend area offers swimming, a beach, paddle-boating, bumper boating, horseback riding, hayrides, miniature golf, a grocery store, gift shop and restaurant.
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Broken Bow, OK
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|Timber Rock Lodge||Starting from Broken Bow's main intersection (US-259 and US-70) travel North on Hwy US-259 for approximately 12 miles to Lucian Sorrel Road. After the first 7 miles of the 12 miles you'll pass the Beaver's Bend Main Park entrance (US-259A). After the next 3 miles you'll pass Stephen's Gap Road on the east side of US-259. Next you'll come upon a big green Carson Creek Lake access sign, from this sign continue north on 259 for 1.5 miles to reach the 12 mile turn off at Lucian Sorrel Road. Turn Left (West) onto Lucian Sorrel Road. Continue approximately 1/3 mile down Lucian Sorrell Road approximately 1/3 mile. Continue approximately 1/3 mile down Lucian Sorrel Road, then turn left on a gravel road. Immediately after turning left -- keep to right taking the gravel road on the left. After taking the left-most fork, continue down the straight gravel road for about 40 yards. Timber Rock is on the right.|
|White Oak Lodge||Starting from Broken Bow's main intersection (US-259 and US-70) travel North on Hwy US-259 for approximately 12 miles to Lucian Sorrel Road. After the first 7 miles of the 12 miles you'll pass the Beaver's Bend Main Park entrance (US-259A). After the next 3 miles you'll pass Stephen's Gap Road on the east side of US-259. Next you'll come upon a big green Carson Creek Lake access sign, from this sign continue north on 259 for 1.5 miles to reach the 12 mile turn off at Lucian Sorrel Road. Turn Left (West) onto Lucian Sorrel Road. The White Oak Lodge is 9/10 of a mile at the end of Lucian Sorrel Road. After about 7 tenths of a mile the road turns to the left and becomes East Fork Road. There are a group of green signs, one for White Oak Lodge pointing to the left on East Fork Road 2 tenths of a mile, crossing over the creek and up the hill. The White Oak Lodge is on the left overlooking the creek and valley below.|
|Top Notch Lodge||Starting from Broken Bow's main intersection (US-259 and US-70) travel North on Hwy US-259 for approximately 12 miles to Lucian Sorrel Road. After the first 7 miles of the 12 miles you'll pass the Beaver's Bend Main Park entrance (US-259A). After the next 3 miles you'll pass Stephen's Gap Road on the east side of US-259. Next you'll come upon a big green Carson Creek Lake access sign, from this sign continue north on 259 for 1.5 miles to reach the 12 mile turn off at Lucian Sorrel Road. Turn Left (West) onto Lucian Sorrel Road. Continue approximately 1/3 mile down Lucian Sorrel Road, then turn left on a gravel road. Immediately after turning left -- keep to right taking the gravel road on the right. Top Notch is visable from Lucian Sorrel Road, sitting about 40 yards off Lucian Sorrell road. Top Notch has a sign [Top Notch] on the front porch.|
|Panorama Cabin||Starting from Broken Bow's main intersection (US-259 and US-70) travel North on Hwy US-259 for approximately 12 miles to Lucian Sorrel Road. After the first 7 miles of the 12 miles you'll pass the Beaver's Bend Main Park entrance (US-259A). After the next 3 miles you'll pass Stephen's Gap Road on the east side of US-259. Next you'll come upon a big green Carson Creek Lake access sign, from this sign continue north on 259 for 1.5 miles to reach the 12 mile turn off at Lucian Sorrel Road. Turn Left (West) onto Lucian Sorrel Road. After 40 yards, take the first left which is Timbercreek Trails. Continue down Timbercreek Tails for .3 miles (keep to the left at the first fork in road). Turn left on Deer Trail Road. Continue on Deer Trail about .2 miles coming to hill, then turn right (up another hill) on Mountain Loop Road. Continue .1 miles on Mountain Loop to end of road. Panorama is on the left at top of hill. Panorama has a private drive which winds up the mountain side. Stay to the left on Private drive winding up the hill.|
These jointly-administered state parks are perched on the edge of the dammed
Mountain Fork River. The dam submerged the town of Hochatown. Hochatown State
Park is on the lake above the dam, Beavers Bend Resort is below. Together, they
have 3,482 mountainous acres of land and 14,240 lake acres. There is a Nature
Center, amphitheater, restaurant, a wealth of watersports and guided
horseback riding available. The fishing is good above and below the dam, with
trout streams in Beavers Bend, which are stocked every other week. The longest
hiking trail is 26 miles and there are backcountry camps that give hikers a
chance to get away from it all. There also are biking trails.
Numerous park areas located around the lakes give the visitor an unmatched opportunity for outdoor family fun and relaxation. Recreational facilities include boat launching ramps, camping, picnic sites, beaches, water and sanitary facilities.
Nature Center and Forest Heritage Museum: A menagerie of creatures from snakes to owls with piercing yellow eyes can be found at the Nature Center, which provides animal rehabilitation. The center offers interpretive programs and activities daily.
The Forest Heritage Center and Museum is a tribute to the area's forestry industry. About 60 million cubic feet of lumber is harvested in McCurtain County each year. The center features 14 dioramas with taped narration that cover the wood industry from prehistoric forests to 21st-century lumbering. The center also has a wood art gallery, a chainsaw carving collection, tree-identification trail, antique forestry tools and research library.
Broken Bow lake stretches 22 miles back into the Ouachita mountain country where its unusual beauty and scenic appeal beckons all nature enthusiasts. The mountain terrain is densely forested and there are many species of birds native to the area (including Bald Eagles) for birdwatchers to enjoy. Bird watchers frequently report sighting of the endangered pleated woodpecker, the great blue heron, and bald eagles.
Contact park naturalist at (580)494-6556. Email firstname.lastname@example.org. Meet at the Nature Center at 9 a.m., next to restaurant. Rain will not cancel Eagle viewing along the Mountain Fork River and on Broken Bow Lake.
For hikers there are several options available, one is a 26-mile trail named the David Boren Trail. Hikers encounter white-tailed deer, beaver, mink, eastern wild turkey, fox, raccoon, and, of course, squirrels. Three other trails, one being the Big Oak Nature Trail, offers significantly shorter distances and may prove suitable for use by senior citizens and small children. Trails wind along the River Bend Area, among the pines, and into the mountainous terrain.---------------------------------------> ----------------- -------- Diving Scuba> --------------------------------------->
The 14,240-acre lake is all that a lake should be: deep, clear blue water. It's so pure that it meets the standards for Oklahoma drinking water without treatment. The lake is a favorite for scuba divers, with an average depth of 62 feet, although there are places as deep as 185 feet. And there are no trees in it, unlike at many Texas lakes. Instead, 100-foot pines and hardwoods, with an undercover of maple, dogwood and maple, thrive on the 180 miles of shoreline.Scuba Adventurer
Year-round canoeing is offered to the public on the Lower Mountain Fork River. The Upper Mountain Fork has seasonal canoeing. Phone: 800/52-TREES------------------------------>--CANOEING --------- Companies>------------------------------>
Canoe Rental/Float Trips and shuttle services are available in Beavers Bend Resort Park and just east of Broken Bow near the US70 bridge.
|Ambush Adventures||(580)585-2273||From Broken Bow, US70 east. On the right, before the Mountain Fork Bridge.||Canoe and Kayak Rentals. Open 7 Days a week from March 1st through October 31st. November - February float by appointment only. No time limit on trips, other than we expect everyone to be off the river by 6 PM.|
|Riverside Canoe Rentals||(580) 835-7130||From Broken Bow, 7 miles east on US70, beneath bridge on lower Mountain Fork River.||Canoe/Raft rentals, equipment rentals, guide service.|
|WW Trading Post & Canoe||(580) 584-6856||From Broken Bow, take US70 east 5 miles, turn north at WWW Trading Post sign on the Mountain Fork Park Road, go 1 mile and we are on the left.||Open March through October, this Lower Mountain Fork canoe outfitter offers fishing packages, picnic supplies, trout flies, tackle, and snacks. Minimum age requirement for children is 6 years old with adult supervision.|
|Beavers Bend River Floats||(580) 494-6070||Located in the Riverbend area inside Beavers Bend State Park (Hwy 259). See Beavers Bend River Floats web Site for more details.||$21.00 canoes, $10.50 Kayaks|
|Ace Canoe and Kayak Rental||(580)584 -6136 or (888) 811-1207||7.6 miles east of Broken Bow,OK on Hwy 70 E.||$25.00 canoes, $15.00 Kayaks|
It is the kind of golf course one would imagine finding in a pristine, pine-laden wilderness. And, in fact, the 18 holes that constitute Cedar Creek Golf Course were literally carved out of the wilds (the golf course abuts the McCurtain County Wilderness Area). Fairways cascade through stands of pine, oak, and hickory and past deer, fox, and wild turkey. More than one hole offers a fine view of Broken Bow Lake and the occasional glimpse of Bald Eagles. Cedar Creek is known for its narrow fairways and wooden roughs.
Beavers Bend State Park offers the best rainbow and brown trout fishing in Oklahoma. Besides the bimonthly stocking of 3000 or more rainbow trout by the ODWC, several thousand small brown trout are released annually, some of which reach trophy size. Twenty-inch browns and rainbows are not uncommon. The park contains three miles of the ten-mile trout stream and is not affected by power generating flows, providing fishing at all times. Many areas in the park are suited for children or beginner fishermen, while other areas will challenge even the most avid fisherman. Fly fishing is very popular throughout the fishery. The stream is divided into three sections with different regulations to enhance fishing opportunities. Trout stamps, fishing licenses and regulations are easily obtained in or near the park. Three Rivers Fly Shop, which is located at Three Rivers Fly Shop offers a full line of fly fishing gear, bait, instruction and guide service, as well as advice on stream conditions. Three Rivers Fly Shop also helps sponsor the very successful Kids Fishing Days through the month of March when most kids are having their Spring Break. With breathtaking scenery, cool clear water, and abundant wildlife, this simply is one of the best family vacation areas in the state.[click image to enlarge]
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Kids Fishin' (March)
Held at Beavers Bend State Resort Swim Beach for Kids 15 and Under
Kiamichi Owa-Chito, the Festival of the Forest(Call (580) 494-6497 for the date of the event this June)
features live entertainment, arts and crafts and lumberjack events, in which woodsmen vie for the coveted "Bull of the Woods" title. To review the Event's information, click on the following link. Beavers Bend Events
Beavers Bend Halloween Train of Terror (October 1 - 31 Weekends)
Each Saturday evening during October - The Beaver's Bend Train Depot presents a Train of Terror ride through the woods with spooks, goblins and things that go boo in the night. October 1 - October 31 weekends. Call (580)494-6613 or come by Beavers Bend Depot. Click Here to see the Depot's Web Site.
Beavers Bend Folk Festival(Call (580)494-6497 for the date of the event this November),
a celebration of turn-of-the-19th-century folklife and music, is Nov. 8-10. Soapmakers, blacksmiths, quilters and other artisans demonstrate their skills. For more information, click on the following link. Beavers Bend Events
Beavers Bend's Annual Easter Egg Hide-n-Hunt
The East Egg Hunt is on Easter weekend (Saturday, 2 pm) . Age categories are 3 & under, 4 & 5, 6 to 9, and 10 to 12. If you have kids too old to hunt eggs, they might have an even better time HIDING the eggs for the younger crowd! Visitors who watch this year after year say it is hard to tell who has more fun, the hunters or the hiders! So come on out to Beavers Bend on Saturday - there are things goining on all day, but the highlight of the day is the Hide-n-Hunt and it starts at 2! Friends of Beavers Bend Resort is working with Beavers Bend and the Oklahoma Department of Tourism & Recreation in sponsoring this event. There will be a stuffed Easter Bunny given away and the end of the Hunt. For more information, please contact Beavers Bend Nature Center at 580/494-6556.
Wood Art Gallery (March 5 - May 5, 2007, Call (580) 494-6497 to confirm dates.)
The 8th Annual Spring Wood Art Exhibit is located at the Forest Heritage Center and Museum. Featuring the Best of the Dallas Area Woodturners! Gallery Hours: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Wed.-Sat, 1 - 4 p.m. Sunday. Click Here to see the Wood Art Gallery web page.
Masters Wood Art Exhibit (September 10 - October 22, 2007 Call (580) 494-6497 to confirm dates
The Masters Wood Art Exhibit is located at the Forest Heritage Center and Museum. Click Here
14,240 Combined Lake Acres (Mountain Fork River & Broken Bow Reservoir) -
3,482 Combined Park Acres - Forest Heritage & Education Center - Nature
Center - Naturalist - Amphitheatre - Backpacking -- Biking - Nature &
Hiking Trails - Boating - Water Skiing - Trout Fishing -- Volleyball - Tennis
Riverbend Attractions: Swimming - Beach - Canoeing - Paddle Boating - Bumper Boating - Horseback Riding - Hayrides - Miniature Golf - Restaurant - Grocery - Gift Shop - Train Rides
Beavers Bend can be described as Towering timbers, crystal clear waters and mountainous terrain which forms what is affectionately referred to as Oklahoma's "Little Smokies." With a Riverbend area featuring acres of events and recreational programs, these parks are an outdoor lover's paradise.
|Picnic area; Campsites;
Drinking water; Restrooms; Showers;|
Swim beach; Change house; Dump station; Electricity; Concessions; Playground; Cabins; Boat rentals; Horseback riding; Tennis courts; Mini golf; Canoe floats; Hayrides
|Carson Creek||Boat ramp; Picnic area; Campsites; Drinking water; Restrooms; Showers; Dump station; Electricity; Playground|
|Cedar Creek||Drinking water; Restrooms; Golf course|
|Holly Creek||Boat ramp; Campsites; Restrooms|
|Project Office||Drinking water; Nature trail|
|River Bend||Picnic area; Campsites; Drinking
water; Restrooms; Showers;|
Swim beach; Dump station; Electricity; Playground; Nature trail
|Stephens Gap||Boat ramp; Picnic area; Campsites; Drinking water; Restrooms; Showers; Swim beach; Dump station; Electricity; Concessions; Playground|
Beavers Bend Depot offers train rides, horseback riding, and hay rides. Click Here to see the Depot's Web Site. Call (580)494-6613 or come by Beavers Bend Depot.
Activities includes eagle watches(9:00 am, 11/5-3/11), campfire programs on
the banks of the Mountain Fork River, nature hikes, arts and crafts classes,
water sports, bingo, sunset hikes, nature films, and astronomy outings.
Contact park naturalist at 580/494-6556 email@example.com
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information about the Forest Heritage Center and Museum.
Visitors to the Center's museum will find historical documents, antique forestry tools, wood art, homestead memorabilia, and a research library filled with books, periodicals, and other materials pertaining to forestry. The Center is also home to 14 dioramas (painted by Harry Rossoll of Atlanta, Georgia, the artist who created Smokey Bear) that cover Prehistoric Forests, Caddo Indians, Papermaking in the South, 1940's Lumbering, and Forest Appreciation. Each diorama is accompanied by a taped narration.
Golfing, miniature golf, archery, tennis, jet skiing (rentals available), bumper boat rides, boating (party barge rentals available), and canoeing (rentals available).
Our local Resort, Beavers Bend Creative Escapes, offers a convenient self check-in and check-out process. Also, Beavers Bend Creative Escapes has an office which is located inside the Girls Gone Wine Winery, located on US259 North, just north of Stephens Gap Road.
Check-in time is 3:00 PM. Check-out time is 11:00 AM.
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