Beavers Bend State Park and Broken Bow Lake Things to Do

Broken Bow Lake:
The lake is one of the most beautiful in Oklahoma.  Thousands of acres of clear water that is surrounded by mountains and forests are a natural draw to area visitors.  You can bring your own boat or watercraft, or rent your boat and equipment when you arrive.  Activities can include fishing, water sports (skiing, jet skiing, paddle boats, kayak, canoeing, tubing, knee boarding, scuba diving, snorkeling, and of course swimming).  Pontoon boats and house boats are also a great way to explore the coves of our lake.

Beavers Bend Marina: 580.494.6455 – Jet ski, pontoon boat, wave runners, tubes, houseboat rentals. Some weekend boat slip rentals.
Beaver’s Bend State Park: 580-494-6300. Many activities for the entire family! Hiking trails, canoeing, kayaking, paddle boarding, horseback riding, playgrounds, all in the beautiful state park on Mountain Fork River

Forest Heritage Center – 580-494-6497
Nature Center Museum – 580-494-6556



Beavers Bend Depot:  In the Park  (580) 494-6613
Beavers Bend Amusements:  In the Park (580) 494-6512
(Miniature golf, paddle boats, canoe & kayak rentals)
Hochatown Amusements:  Hwy 259 & Beaver’s Bend Exit (580) 494-6706
McCurtain Cinema:  South Hwy 259 between Broken Bow and Idabel (580) 286-2220
Rocket Roller Rink:  1314 E Washington Street, Idabel (580) 286-3603
Skateway:  200 Broadway, Broken Bow (580) 584-9444
Rugaru Adventures – (580) 494-2947
Duck Boat Rides – (580) 494-DUCK
Moon Tower Bar and Grill – (580) 494-2378


Grateful Head Pizza Oven And Taproom – 580. 494.6030
Incredible Pizza, Cold Beer on Tap and Live Music on Weekends! Located Across from Stevens Gap Entrance to Broken Bow Lake

The Blue Rooster – 580.494.6361
Food from scratch! Chicken, Shrimp, Crawfish every weekend. Full Bar and large craft beer selection. Across from Stevens Gap entrance to Broken Bow Lake

Abendigos Grill and Patio -580.494.7222
Southeast Oklahoma’s signature restaurant for great food and live music. Located at Stevens Gap Entrance to Broken Bow Lake and North of Beavers Bend State Park.

Moon Tower Bar and Grill 580.494. 2378
Chef Tabb Singleton offers up daily specials with a cajun flair. Full Bar, craft beer, live music on some weekends, sporting events televised Facebook Page

Beaver Bend Restaurant: 580.494.6551
Stevens Gap Restaurant: 580.494.6350
Hochatown Bar-B-Q: 580.494.7301


Beavers Bend Wildlife Museum:  North Hwy 259 – 580.494-6193
Forest Heritage Center:  In the Park – 580.494.6497
Gardner Mansion and Museum:  6 miles East, Broken Bow – 580.584.6588,call for appointment
Museum of the Red River:  812 E Lincoln Rd, Idabel – 580.286-3616

Canoe Rentals:

Lucky Dog Canoe & Kayak Rentals: 580.584.2909
Bumper, Paddle Boats, Canoe & Swim Beach: 580.494.6512
Wild Goose Canoe & Kayak Rentals: 580.584.2277
WW Trading Post & Canoe: 580.584.6856
Ambush Adventures Canoe: 580.584.2273

Trail Rides:

Beavers Bend Depot and Stables: .580.494-6613
A to Z Ranch: 580.244-3729
Riverman Trail Rides: 580.236-9033
ATV Information
Atv riding is available in the area. For more information about riding ATV please reference the website
Ouachita National Forest Oklahoma Ranger District –  580.494.6402.

Fishing and Guides:

Broken Bow Lake Guide Service – Bryce Archey – 580.494.6447
4 Seasons Guide Service: 580.306.8149 or 580.584.9403
Three Rivers Fly Shop:  7 miles N Hwy 259 – 580.494.6115
Steve Branson Trout Fishing Guide: 580.306.5613, 580.314.8237

Out of State Fishing License:

Oklahoma Department of Wildlife website – ONLINE PURCHASE: Apply and print your own,

EZ Mart Stores in Hochatown –
Annual: $ 37.00                      5 Day: $18.50
Trout Stamp:  $10.00              Land Access Permit:  $ 45.00

Fishing License – 1-800-ASK-FISH
Hunting License – (405) 521-2739

Cedar Creek Golf Course on Broken Bow Lake..  2 miles North of Stephens Gap entrance to Broken Bow Lake of of Hwy 259. Cedar Creek Golf Course Exit 580.494.6456
Idabel Country Club:  580.286.7545


Whip-Poor-Wil Fudge Factory & Sweet Shoppe: 2 miles North of Stephens Gap entrance to Broken Bow Lake, Hwy 259 (580) 494-6476
Bunch’s Gift & Apparel:    1500 S. Park Dr. Broken Bow (580) 584-6130
Mostly Memories (Antiques):  117 N Main St. Broken Bow – (580) 584-5767
Youngbloods:  1206 S. Park Dr. Broken Bow – (580) 584-6999
Hochatown Distilling Gift Shop
Mountain Fork Brewery and Gift Shop (its beside Moon Tower) – (405) 614-1996

Night Life:

Choctaw Casino:  South Park Drive, Broken Bow (580) 584-5450  Website
Abendigos Grill and Patio – Hochatown – 580-494-7222 Live entertainment on the patio.
Grateful Head Pizza Oven and Tap Room -580-494-6030 Live music in the Beer Garden on weekends.
Blue Rooster – 580.494.6361. Live music on weekends on the deck
Moon Tower Bar and Grill 580.494. 2378 – Facebook Page live music/ sporting events televised


Beavers Bend Brewery 580.494.3455   website
Girls Gone Wine: 10 Miles North Hwy 259 – .580.306-9463
Mountain Fork Brewery 580.494.3675  Facebook


Beavers Bend Folk Festival:  2nd weekend in November
Cool Cars & Crazy Cones:  May – Broken Bow
Dogwood Days:  Idabel
Owa-Chito – Beavers Bend State Park 3rd week in June