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Highlights in Broken Bow
- Hike the Kiamichi Mountains
- Visit Broken Bow Lake
- Go to the Kiamichi-Owa-Chito Festival
- Birdwatching at Boiling Springs State Park
- Go-Kart at the Bigfoot Speedway
- Tour the Forest Heritage Museum
- Cedar Creek Golf Course
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Vacation Rentals in Broken Bow
Broken Bow is a stone's throw from Beavers Bend State Park, and home to black bears and bald eagles. It is popular for its pine forest trails. Broken Bow Lake offers visitors islands a great selections of forest villas within pristine natural areas, in the town centre or at the foot of the mountains. Great areas for vacation rentals include Beaver's Bend Resort Park, Broken Bow Lake, nearby Hochatown State Park. Most cabins are equipped with fireplaces and great during the winter or summer months.Rural Retreats and Holiday Villages
There are numerous holiday resorts and rural homes that make great vacation destinations. You can find a vacation rental for two, four or six in Broken Bow. There are houses located near Golf Course Road, near route 259, which is a stone's throw away from Broken Bow Lake and near Hochatown.
Holiday in Broken Bow
The city of Broken Bow sits at the foothills of the Kiamichi Mountains between the Red River basin and the Ouachita Mountains. The sandstone ridges of the mountains contrast starkly against the fertile land of the Red River basin. The area includes Broken Bow Lake and its islands which are surrounded by pine forest and cover almost 14 300 acres and 180 miles of lake shoreline.Mountains, Lakes and Pine Trees
Broken Bow is part mountain city, part lakefront and part forest. It is in these three zones where most vacation rental properties are located. So this is an ideal area to experience the best of both worlds, whether it is lure of the mountain trail, the lake for its water activities or a forest cabin you will find a great vacation home in Broken Bow.Plants and Wildlife
A great number of plants and animals can be found in the region including bald eagles, black bears, coyote, deer, bobcat, bats, minks, woodpeckers, owls and doves. Here much protection has been given the flora and fauna in the area, which makes this one of the most natural and undisturbed areas in the US.
A vacation rental in Broken Bow is a wonderful option for anyone who loves getting outside and hiking, climbing, canoeing or cycling. You can hike, go kayaking or boating on the lake, rent a bicycle and cycle the area or try the Rugaru adventures Zipline.The Ideal Holiday Destination
Few places in the world offer rustic wilderness locations like Broken Bow. This is a gentle, unhurried life where time seems to stop and you can hear the flap of a eagles wings or the bubble of a stream.An Outdoor Paradise
Broken Bow offers spectacular natural beauty and visitors can enjoy hiking, horseback riding, swimming, hunting, angling, boating, watersports, ATV trails,. Animal life in the area is prolific, and you may see a mountain boomer - a special collared lizard which is also Oklahoma's state reptile.
Broken Bow Lake is about 56 m deep and about 57 km wide. The lake is home to trophy largemouth bass. However Broken Bow Lake is not a natural lake. It was created by the army in the 1960s when engineers dammed up Mountain Fork River -which, incidentally, is also a great located to fish for walleye, spotted bass or trout.
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This gorgeous resort park is located close to Broken Bow, within the McCurtain County Game Reserve. The area encompasses Broken Bow Lake and you can go boating on the lake, book an RV campsite, rent a canoe, go horseback riding, rent a houseboat, kayak, paddleboat or pontoon, or whizz about the lake on a jet ski.2. Birdwatching at Boiling Springs State Park
Birdlovers flock to this paradise, where you can view a variety of species. See if you can spot a red-bellied woodpecker or locate the yellow-bellied sapsucker. Both local and migrant birds can be found in the park.3. Play a Round of Golf at Cedar Creek Golf Course
The golf course at Cedar Creek Golf Course is located on the beautiful shores of Broken Bow lake and has dramatic views of the lake and surrounding parks and mountains. This 18-hole golf course offers great golfing for beginners and expert players and the course abuts a wilderness area.4. Visit the Forest Heritage Museum
The area is historically important for its forestry heritage, and no more is this better showcased than at the Forest Heritage Musuem in Broken Bow. Here you will discover the history of the timber industry. Displays and artifacts are part of the museum tour.5. Go Go-Karting Broken Bow
At the Bigfoot Speedway in Hochatown, about 15 minutes out of Broken Bow you can find this exciting amusement area. Kids and adults can enjoy the racing tracks and spend the day in sheer enjoyment of fun and adventure karting.
The annual Kiamichi Owa-Chito Festival of the Forest is held each year on the third weekend in June. The Kiamichi Owa-Chito Forest Festival showcases the heritage of the area. Held in June each year, it features competitions like double buck sawing, axe throwing, jack-n-jill crosscutting and "Bull of the Woods" competition set the stage for this very unique festival which also includes a kid's camp and plenty of live music.