Things To Do in

Broken Bow, Oklahoma

Fishing, Boating, and Swimming 

  • Boat and Jet Ski Rentals
  • Swimming:
  • Lake Tours:
    • New  – Broken Bow Lake Duck Tours: (580) 494-3825
      • A large yellow floating bus provides a fun way to explore the lake
      • Prices – Adults: $20,  Ages 4-12: $15,   3 & Under: Free  (50 minute tour)
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    • Hochatown Adventures’ Captain Kurt offers Sunset Lake Tours: (580) 465-4705
      • By Reservation Only, call (580)465-4705
      • Time: 4- 8 pm (other times considered)
      • You’ll be taken on a gentle pontoon ride with a knowledgeable leader and learn about the area and the lake itself. Captain Kurt will grill your bratwurst for a floating dinner, along with chips and bottled water. You can even bring your own items to throw on the grill if you like! You must reserve your tour by calling (580) 465-4705. Pontoon boat is 30 ft. in length
      • Cost is $400 for 1-4 persons ($25 for each additional), with a maximum capacity of 8 plus the crew. No charge for small children
  • Fishing – See Recreation Destinations further below on this page

Fishing Guides



Canoeing, Kayaking and Paddle Boards

  • Canoeing and Kayaking: Listing’s on Visit McCurtain County Web Site: Canoeing and Kayaking:
    • Beavers Bend River Floats: (580)494-6070
      • Open from March thru October, Beavers Bend River Floats will offer you a 2.5 mile trip through the constant level, and beautiful Mountain Fork River, inside of Beavers Bend Resort Park. For more information please visit our website or give them a call.
    • Beavers Bend Land and Water Park: (580)494-6512
      • There’s a lot to do at Beavers Bend Land & Water Park, located inside of Beavers Bend Resort Park in the “Bend Area”. They have bumper boats, paddle boats, canoes and offer a great place to swim or hangout on the beach!
    • Ambush Canoe Rentals: (580)584-2273>
      • Ambush Canoe Rentals caters to church groups, Boy and Girl Scout troops, companies and individuals looking for a great river experience amid beautiful, green trees, clean, cool water and sunny, blue skies
    • WW Trading Post & Canoe: (580)584-6856
      • Offering Canoe and Kayak Rentals on the Lower Mountain Fork River Since 1988. Several Trip options available from 4 miles to 10 miles, with rapids and waterfalls
    • New Kayak Rentals – Abendigos Parking Lot: (580)306-1262
    • Tippa Canoe: (580)835-2772
      • Whether you want an adventurous canoe trip or a peaceful float down the Broken Bow Mountain Fork River, Tippa Canoe LLC is the choice. Your Canoe trip is 4 hours of leisure paddling, and begins at the Broken Bow re-regulation dam.
    • River Rats Canoe and Kayak Rentals: (580)584-6225
      • located 4 miles east of Broken Bow on the north side of highway 70 in McCurtain County. Come and enjoy some Oklahoma hospitality as you float down the scenic Mountain Fork River with beautiful views and wildlife. We offer a four hour trip at great prices, during which, you can fish, swim, or just enjoy floating the river in the nice weather.

Sporting Activities – Biking, Horseback, Zip Line, ATV Rentals and More…

  • Mountain Bike Rentals  (580)306-0669
    • Company: Beavers Bend Bike Rental – High Quality Mountain Bike Rentals in the Beavers Bend Area
    • Owner: Isaac
    • Location: 320 Rose Lane, just off of 259A, just North of Beaver Bend Park Main Entrance. Turn east on 259A. Continue to first black top road on left (Rose Lane), continue to 320 Rose Lane.
    • Pricing: 1/2 day $20.00, 1 Day $30.00, 2 Days $50.00, Add $15 for additional days
    • Delivery available upon request ($15 delivery charge)
  • New Zip Line Tour – Rugaru Adventures580-494-2ZIP
  • Horseback Riding: Click here to see the Visit McCurtain County Horseback Riding Web Page
    • Riverman Trail Rides & Stables: (580)236-9033
    • Z to Z Guest Ranch: (580)244-3729
      • One option for sunset viewing  is the Late Ride, a 2 hour ride, leaving at 3 pm
    • Beavers Bend Depot and Stables: (580)494-6613
      • Trail Rides – are offered starting each hour. The ride will take you through 2 1/2 miles of scenic Beavers Bend State Park’s Game Reserve. Expect to see some of the native wildlife such as white tail deer, coyote, fox, squirrel, ect. The ride lasts approximately 45 minutes, but please allow at least an hour.

  • Beavers Bend Depot – Train and Hay Rides: (580)494-6613 
    • Train Rides – Take a train ride on a 1/3 size replica of the C.P. Huntinton S.P. train that was built in 1863, through beautiful Beavers Bend State Park’s Game Reserve. The train runs 2 times per hour, and the ride usually takes 15 to 20 minutes. Riders will sometimes spot some native wildlife, go up and down Wahoo Hill and run though a tunnel before pulling back in to the station … don’t forget your camera!
    • Hay Rides – are scheduled 2 times per week for general public, please check with Beavers Bend Depot for times of departure. The hay ride lasts a little over an hour. A private hay ride for family reunions, organizations, or any other group may be scheduled any time. Please call (580)-494-6613 to make reservations.

Games/G0-Carts/Mini Golf/Ice-Cream/Petting Zoo

  • Hochatown Escape Games  (580)579-8901
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    • Find the CLUES, solve the PUZZLES, and unlock the MYSTERY – a real life escape game adventure that is based on popular escape game apps
    • Great family entertainment, birthday parties, team building, and other parties
    • Location: 19 Oak Leaf Lane, Broken Bow, OK 74729 Across from the main entrance to Beavers Bend Resort Park
  • Big Foot Speedway – Go Karts (580) 212-8984
  • Hochatown Amusements – Arcade | Go Kart Racing | Miniature Golf  (580)494-6706
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    • Location: Hochatown Amusements is located on the west side of Hwy 259 North in Hochatown, Oklahoma, 7 miles north of Broken Bow and directly across from the entrance to Beavers Bend State Park
  • Old West Town Mini-Golf – (580)494-7301 or (580)236-9767
    • Website:
    • Travel back in time as you play a challenging course of mini golf through the street of an old west town. With tricky curves, difficult corners and 50 foot fairways!
    • Location: US259, just south of Hochatown on the west side of the highway,  next to Secluded Acres
  • Northside Ice Cream Shop (580)306-4757
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    • Old fashioned hand dipped ice cream. We have sundaes, shakes, banana splits, floats, malts and more!
    • Location: US259, just south of Hochatown on the west side of the highway,  next to Secluded Acres and the Old West Town Mini-Golf.
    • Old fashioned hand dipped ice cream. We have sundaes, shakes, banana splits, floats, malts and more!
  • Hochatown Petting Zoo (580)494-7387
    • Hours: Mon: Closed; Tues – Thur: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM;  Fri – Sun: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
    • Located in Hochatown, on the west side of Hwy. 259, just 2 miles north of 259-A – the main entrance into Beavers Bend State Park
    • Admission: Adults $8.00;  Kids $5.00; Free under 2 years

Dining Destinations

  • New The Moon Tower Bar And Grill  (580) 494-2378
    • Manager: Brian Farley    Chef: Tabb Singleton
    • Serving steaks, fish and many unique dishes and deserts
    • Facebook Page: The Moon Tower Bar & Grill
    • Address: 83 North Lukfata Trail Road, Broken Bow, OK 74728
    • Local Directions: Highway US259, just north of Carson Creek (Turn west on North Lukfata Trail)
    • Hours: (Mon – Thur: 5 pm – 9 pm, Friday: 5 pm – 10 pm, Saturday: 11 am – 10 pm: Sunday: 11 am – 9 pm)
  • Grateful Head Pizza & Beer (580) 494-6551
    • Serving pizza and beer on tap
    • Local Directions: North on 259, across from Girls Gone Wine
    • Google Map & Reviews;

      10216 U.S. 259

      Broken Bow, OK 74728

      34.165187, -94.760290

  • Blue Rooster (580) 494-6361
    • Family atmosphere, southern fried chicken and fish along with seasonal sides
    • Local Directions: North on 259, next to Grateful Head Pizza and Beer
    • Google Map & Reviews:
    • 10216 U.S. 259

      Broken Bow, OK 74728

      34.164308, -94.759720

  • Beavers Bend State Park Restaurant (580) 494-6551
    • Serving great lunches with wide variety on menu in Park setting overlooking Mt. Fork River
    • Inside Beavers Bend State Park:
    • Google Map & Reviews:
    • OK-259A

      Broken Bow, OK 74728

      34.120787, -94.70467

  • Abendigo’s (580)494-7222
    • Casual dining atmosphere, separate tap room, serving appetizers, salads, steaks and more…
    • Local Directions: Highway 259 North, at Entrance to Stephens Gap Road
    • Google Map & Reviews:
    • 259 Stevens Gap Rd

      Broken Bow, OK 74728

      34.163277, -94.757415

  • Oaks Steak House & Gifts (580)584-5266
    • Steak and Catfish Specials
    • 2204 S Park Drive
  • Steven’s Gap Restaurant: (580)494-6350
    • Country cooking at reasonable prices
    • Local Directions: US259N and Stevens Gap Road, 8 Miles North of Broken Bow:
    • Google Map & Reviews:
    • 10216 U.S. 259

      Broken Bow, OK 74728

      34.161799, -94.757367

  • Desperado’s Steak House & Grill (Buffet): 304 North Park Dr., Broken Bow, OK 74729 (580) 584-5757
  • Subway, S Park Drive – (580)584-7827
  • Stuart’s Shady Oak Restaurant, 6 Miles North of Broken Bow on Hwy 259: (580)494-6210
  • Kentucky Fried Chicken, 303 S. Park Drive: (580)584-6959

Sweet Shops and Coffee Shops

  • Whip-Poor-Will Fudge Factory & Sweet Shoppe (580)494-6476
  • Adam & Eve Coffee, Cafe & General Store – Espresso, sandwiches, soups, salads and ice cream (580)494-6445
  • Hochatown BBQ Ice Cream Parlor(580)494-7301

Recreation Destinations

  • Beavers Bend Marina:  580-494-6455
  • Beavers Bend Resort Park: 580-494-6300
    • Beavers Bend Resort Park and Area Activities – 14,240 Combined Lake Acres (Mountain Fork River & Broken Bow Reservoir) – 3,482 Combined Park Acres – Forest Heritage & Education Center – Naturalist – Amphitheater – Backpacking — Biking – Nature & Hiking Trails – Boating – Water Skiing – Trout Fishing — Volleyball – Tennis
    • – Beavers Bend Web Page