Beavers Bend & Hochatown State Park and Lodge

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Beavers Bend & Hochatown State Park and Lodge

Oklahoma

(580) 494-6300

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Overview

Towering timbers, crystal clear waters and rugged terrain make this state park an outdoor lover's paradise. Visitors to Beavers Bend State Park will enjoy hiking, biking, boating, fishing, water skiing, nature center activities, river float trips, canoeing, horseback riding and much more. Trout streams are stocked year-round and the park features two catch-and-release trophy areas. Escape into the serenity of nature and follow the Mountain Fork River as it flows from the base of Broken Bow Lake through the park below. This area provides visitors with spectacular views, as well as excellent canoeing and fishing opportunities.

Nestled in among the trees and alongside the Mountain Fork River are rustic and modern cabins, RV sites and tent campsites, as well as two group camps. This 3,482-acre park offers 47 cabins with kitchenettes, plus 393 campsites and over 50 tent sites spread over eight camping areas. RV sites feaure water and electric service. Dump sites are available. Leashed pets are allowed in the park and in some cabins. There is a small fee per day in pet-friendly cabins.

Beavers Bend State Park also offers the 40-room Lakeview Lodge, situated along the shores of Broken Bow Lake. Every room within the lodge features amazing views of the water. The lodge offers four suites, a great room with a stone fireplace and a conference room. Guests at the lodge are served a free continental breakfast in the great room each morning.

Map of Beavers Bend & Hochatown & Lodge (OK)

Latitude, Longitude: 34.135720, -94.701890

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Activities

  • Boating

    Visitors to Beavers Bend State Park enjoy boating and canoeing on the Mountain Fork River.

  • Bicycling

    Cyclists will enjoy the park's beautiful forest trails.

  • Camping

    This 3,482-acre park offers 47 cabins with kitchenettes, plus 393 campsites and over 50 tent sites spread over eight camping areas. RV sites feaure water and electric service. Dump sites are available. Leashed pets are allowed in the park and in some cabins. There is a small fee per day in pet-friendly cabins.

    Beavers Bend State Park also offers the 40-room Lakeview Lodge, situated along the shores of Broken Bow Lake. Every room within the lodge features amazing views of the water. The lodge offers four suites, a great room with a stone fireplace and a conference room. Guests at the lodge are served a free continental breakfast in the great room each morning.

  • Fishing

    Trout streams are stocked year-round and the park features two catch-and-release trophy areas.

  • Golfing

    Known for its pine-rimmed fairways, Cedar Creek Golf Course in Beavers Bend State Park is one of the most beautiful courses in the state. Nestled in the foothills of the Kiamichi Mountains, the long, narrow course is surrounded by pine forests and the deep-blue waters of Broken Bow Lake. Crystal-clear Cedar Creek runs through the course, providing beauty, wildlife and hazard. The course features 18 holes at par 72, Bermuda grass greens, tees and fairways, a putting green, driving range, pro shop with cart and club rentals, snacks and drinks. Book a tee-time online.

  • Hiking

    Guests traveling down the winding roads, through the forests of pine and hardwood trees will find adventureand beautiful scenery on their hikes.

  • Historic Sites

    The Forest Heritage Center in Beavers Bend State Park, now known as "The Wood Art Capital of Oklahoma," is a museum-in-the-round and features unique displays and large dioramas painted by Smokey Bear artist, Harry Rossoll. These dioramas tell the story of prehistoric forests, Caddo Indians, paper-making in the South, 1940s lumbering and forest appreciation. Each diorama is accompanied by a taped narration. Visitors to the Forest Heritage Center will discover unique wood art, historical documents, antique forestry tools, homestead memorabilia and a research library filled with books, periodicals and other materials pertaining to forestry.

    The annual Beavers Bend Folk Festival & Craft Show features turn of the century crafts and demonstrations, folk music, a barnyard petting zoo and more. Exhibitors and vendors feature crafts and skills such as candle making, woodturning, the making of lye soap, knife making, broom making, paper making and blacksmithing. There are children's activities and a smorgasbord of food. Folk ensembles set the mood with the twang of banjos, the wail of fiddles and the ring of dulcimer strings.

  • Horseback Riding

    A one-hour horseback trail ride through 2 1/2 miles of scenic terrain takes visitors through the beautiful forests in the area.

  • Picnicking

    Many picnic areas are scattered throughout the park in beautiful natural settings.

  • RVing

    There are many RV sites at the park, as well as a convenient dump site.

  • Tennis

    Tennis courts are available for visitors to the park.

  • Water Sports

    Visitors to Beavers Bend State Park will enjoy water skiing and swimming in the Mountain Fork River. In addition, visitors can float through a 2.5 mile scenic trip on the lower Mountain Fork River.

Seasonality/Weather

Some campsites are closed in the winter, though Carson Creek, Cypress and Fern RV areas as well as the rustic tent camping areas remain open all season. Acorn, Buckeye, Carson Creek and Coyote area comfort stations are winterized and closed after December 1, as are the Buckeye campground and the Quail and Turkey RV campgrounds.

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Directions

Driving

Go eight miles north of Broken Bow on Highway 259, then turn onto Highway 259A, Beavers Bend State Park is located four miles east on Highway 259A.

Phone Numbers

Primary

(580) 494-6300

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