Things To Do


ATV Riding

Antiques, Shopping & Gifts

  • Mostly Memories: 580-584-5767
  • Janet’s Treasure Chest: 580-494-6639
  • Creative Expressions Gift Shop: 580-494- 6442
  • Broadway Boutique: 580-584- 5300
  • Youngblood’s Gifts: 580-584- 6999
  • Broken Bow Vintage Market: 580-584- 9232
  • Once Upon a Time Antiques: 580-584- 5244
  • Whip Poor Will Fudge: 580-494- 6476
  • The Polished Loft: 580-208- 2629
  • Hot Mess Boutique: 580-584- 3528
  • Savvy Chix: 580-584- 3353
  • Bruton’s Outdoors: 580-584- 2169

Annual Festivals

  • April: Dogwood Days in Idabel, OK
  • June: Owa-Chito Festival of the Forest, Beavers Bend State Park
  • July: Watermelon Festival in Valliant, OK
  • October: Lumberjack Festival in Wright City, OK & Bigfoot Festival in Honobia, Ok
  • November: Beavers Bend Folk Festival & Craft Show, Beavers Bend State Park


Boat & Jet Ski Rentals

Beavers Bend Marina Broken Bow Lake


Red Slough Wildlife Management Area: over 290 bird species spotted here. Birders have likened this area to the Gulf Coast Habitats of Florida & Louisiana

Beavers Bend State Park

  • Bumper Boats, Paddle Boats, Canoes, Kayak & Swim Beach
  • 580-494-6512

Biking & Motorcycling:

McCurtain County mountainous terrain provides many different levels and types of biking, both on road & off road.

Boat Repairs

  • Steves Marina, owner Cody Gilbreath
  • 580-494-6412

Canoe Rentals

  • Bumper Boats, Paddle Boats, Canoes, Kayak & Swim Beach
  • 580-494-6512


  • Choctaw Casino in Broken Bow: 580-584- 5450
  • Choctaw Casino in Idabel: 580-286- 5710

Fishing & Guides

  • Broken Bow Lake Guide Service – Bryce Archey: 580-494-6447 or 870-582-4561
  • Jerry Walthall: 580-584- 9403 or 580-306-8149
  • Tommy Rudisill: 580-306-2838 or 580-584-2868
  • Mason Spencer: 580-306-8824
  • Bobby Daniel 580-306-9376

Fishing License:
“Black Bass on Broken Bow Lake or fly fishing rainbows & brownies, the fishing is fantastic”
Fishing License information:

Lake Levels:

Horseback Riding


  • Hiking & Nature Trails at Beavers Bend State Park: all hikers are asked to check in at the Forest Heritage Center & pick up a complete trail guide.

Food, Restaurants & Coffee

Golf Courses

  • Cedar Creek Golf Course “Golf Digest: 4.5 out of 5-star rating!”
  • 580-494-6456
  • Idabel Country Club


McCurtain County is a hunter’s paradise, providing a wealth of native species and rugged unspoiled lands.

  • Ouachita National Forest
  • Wildlife Management areas
  • General License Information: 405-521-3852


  • Beavers Bend Wildlife Museum: 580-494-6193
  • Beavers Bend Nature Center: 580-494-6556
  • Museum of the Red River: 580-286-3616
  • Forest Heritage Center: 580-494-6497
  • Gardner Mansion & Museum: 580-584-6588



Spa & Massage

  • Oasis: 580-212-7177
  • Lemongrass: 580-286-7770
  • Body Harmony: 580-584-6339 or 580-208-2313


  • Broken Bow Lake has 180 miles of shoreline.
  • Pine Creek Lake in Valliant is another spot to enjoy.
  • Mountain Fork River runs through the State Park but can be accessed from other areas also.
  • Glover River

Cabins in Broken Bow currently have over 75 cabins and add about 1-4 cabins per month. Whether you are seeking a romantic weekend for two and moonlit soak in the hot tub, or just a cabin to relax and do nothing in, we have many unique choices for you.

Hochatown has a small-town feel and with the increase in activities and locally owned businesses, has created quite the destination for tourists from all over the country. There is no shortage of dining choices for casual experiences or getting dressed up (Abendigos) and taking on the town. This area of Oklahoma is a major draw for live music fans as you are sure to find a local or out of town band or performance artist at many of the restaurants and at the famous Grateful Head or Hochatown Saloon. Whether you are in the mood for awesome homemade fried chicken, award-winning pizza, a delicious burger with blues music or the best calamari you have ever put in your mouth; you can find it all in good ‘ole Hochatown. Hochatown also boasts one of the few zip lines in the state as well as water activities and some of the best hiking in the four states area.

Broken Bow is located southeastern Oklahoma. It’s home to Beavers Bend State Park, we have (mountain) lions, no tigers and many bears, bald eagles...and of course, Carl the Big Foot. Broken Bow Lake is one of the cleanest lakes in the state and has islands, beaches, boat access and fish such as largemouth bass.