The Beavers Bend State Park and the Broken Bow Lake is the ideal destination if you are looking to take a break from city life and only a short drive from Dallas (3 1/2 hours) and Oklahoma City (4 hours).
Nature and outdoor lovers have a variety of activities to choose from at the scenic and very popular Beavers Bend State Park. Activities include hiking trails, fly fishing, kayaking and paddle boats to name a few. The water of the lake is crystal clear and is ideal for families with children.
Mountain bike enthusiasts have different trails to choose from and will definitely enjoy the adrenaline rush that goes along with it. The designated hiking trails are very popular among hikers and is an ideal opportunity to enjoy the beauty and tranquility of the forest.
There are other attractions as well that are both educational as well as enjoyable like the Nature Centre Museum and the Forest Heritage center. The museums has a large collection of historical documents, forestry tools, wood art and other interesting materials.
Visitors often comment on the crystal clear water of the Broken Bow Lake. It is not surprising because the lake is surrounded by the Kiamichi Mountains and forests. The lake offers a variety of water sports like kayaking, jet-ski and you can also rent a boat from the marina.
This is a fishermen`s paradise with trout in abundance. Fishing licenses can be obtained at the lake and enquire from Darin Maness .
Local restaurants serve home style cooking and many different delicious food to choose from.
If you are looking for luxury accommodation at the lake or in the area you can find Beavers Bend Cabins at BrokenBowLakeCabins.com. Serenity and tranquility in the forest is what it is all about.