Picture of a pair of Oklahoma birds.Home to over 330 different species statewide, McCurtain County is the best place in the state to see Oklahoma birds. Nestled in the woods, our Broken Bow vacation cabins at Beavers Bend Creative Escapes provide ample opportunities to visit bird watching areas and hikes. Choose from several trails and nature areas where you can appreciate the plumage on our feathered friends. 

Birdwatching for Beginners 

While your most significant asset when birdwatching will be patience, you will also want a guide or two on how to identify birds in your area. McCurtain County offers a free directory online and points out ten top birds to look out for when meandering around the forest. You may want to invest in a set of binoculars, ensuring you have an excellent view without disturbing our aviary friends. 

Little River National Wildlife Refuge

One of the first places you’ll want to go birdwatching is the Little River National Wildlife Refuge. Take a set of binoculars up to their Duck Roost Slough Observation Deck and patiently wait, listening for a Swainson Warbler’s song or the brightly colored plumage of a Painted Bunting. Trek their six primitive trails in search of other aviary animals and use their handy brochure to help identify species.  

Best Trails for Sighting Oklahoma Birds

As you might’ve guessed, one of the best ways to bird watch is to get out in nature. Beavers Bend State Park harbors several trails that behoove your ability to see Oklahoma birds. Here’s a list of the top five trails at Beavers Bend State Park for birdwatching: 

Relax & Rejuvenate at Our Beavers Bend Cabins

You’ll have the utmost privacy at our Broken Bow cabin rentals, which are nestled in the woodlands of McCurtain County. Enjoy a hot beverage on the porch in the morning, watching the sun rise above the pines, and listening to the joyful singing of Oklahoma birds. Please contact us if you have any questions about birdwatching areas or would like to make a reservation.