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9 03, 2020

The Many Benefits of Traveling and Being Outdoors

2020-04-07T14:43:02+00:00Beavers Bend Creative Escapes, Broken Bow, Cabins, Getaways, Nature, Our Cabins, Outdoor Activity|

You aren’t alone. Everyone reaches a point of exhaustion from the cumulative stress. Whether you have a demanding career or what seems like a thousand commitments or juggle an entire family’s worth of commitments, Beavers Bend Creative Escapes has just what you need to, well, escape. Located amid the breathtaking Ouachita National Forest, our cabins are a prime example of why traveling and being outdoors is beneficial. Surrounded by thousands of oak trees and wildlife, and a few miles away from Broken Bow Lake, our cabins provide more than a break. The benefits of traveling extend further than each passing [...]

9 05, 2019

Outdoor Activities Abound At Beavers Bend Marina, Broken Bow

2019-10-22T21:36:05+00:00Beavers Bend, Beavers Bend Creative Escapes, Broken Bow, Cabins, Fishing, Getaways, Kids Activity, Nature, Outdoor Activity|

If your family’s summer vacation centers around water, head to Broken Bow Lake and check out all the activities at Beavers Bend Marina. It’s just a short distance from where Beavers Bend Creative Escapes luxury cabins are located and a bit of a hidden gem in the state. Broken Bow Lake, part of the Oklahoma State Park System, is located in the heart of the beautiful Kiamichi Wilderness, and is known to have some of the cleanest, clearest water of any fresh water lake in the state, making it ideal for fun family outings. The lake’s north/south orientation is a [...]

2 04, 2019

Celebrate spring in Broken Bow, OK, With 2 Fun Events

2019-10-22T21:47:48+00:00Beavers Bend, Beavers Bend Creative Escapes, Broken Bow, Cabins, Event, Festival, Fishing, McCurtain County, Outdoor Activity, River activity|

Spend a weekend or two in one of our luxury cabins, and while you’re in the area, check out two of springtime’s top events. Dogwoods in bloom are a sure sign spring has arrived—and that’s worth celebrating! Idabel, Oklahoma, does just that with the annual Dogwood Days Festival, scheduled for Saturday, April 6, 2019. Downtown Idabel will be festive and ready for a party that day with live entertainment, craft vendors, children’s games, sidewalk sale, dance contest and country showdown. Visitors will find lots of delicious fair food, plus an Easter “eggstravaganza” barbecue cook-off. And that’s just for starters. This [...]

5 07, 2018

Southeast Oklahoma’s Red Slough Wildlife Area

2019-10-22T22:17:57+00:00Beavers Bend Creative Escapes, Cabins, Fishing, Nature, Outdoor Activity, Wildlife|

Spanning nearly 8,000 acres, the Red Slough Wildlife Management Area (RSWMA)is a successful project that has enhanced wildlife and recreation in the area southeast of Broken Bow, Oklahoma. In the late 1960, this Red Slough area was cleared and drained for agricultural use, eliminating wetlands that helped maintain a natural flood cycle. In 1997, landowner Philip Hogan placed more than 5,800 acres into the Wetlands Reserve Program administered by the National Resources Service (NRCS). In the following years, additional acres were added, increasing the expanse of the project. Then in 2003-4, the Red Slough Wildlife Management Area received a grant [...]

7 06, 2018

Gear Down Bikes Outfits Cyclists Visiting Broken Bow, OK

2019-10-22T22:19:56+00:00Beavers Bend Creative Escapes, Biking, Cabins, Outdoor Activity, Things to do|

Southeastern Oklahoma provides a bounty of places to test your skills on a mountain bike, most notably in Beavers Bend State Park. Whether you’ve arrived with your own bike and need supplies, or are looking to try out a new set of wheels, make your first stop Gear Down Bikes in Broken Bow. It’s just minutes away from the select cabins of Beavers Bend Creative Escapes. Opened in the fall of 2015, Gear Down Bikes has gained a reputation for quality and service. Their inventory of bikes is impressive and they’ll even deliver! The shop is also an authorized Specialized [...]

12 06, 2017

Join Us August 26, 2017 For McCurtain County Relay for Life

2019-10-23T21:30:55+00:00Broken Bow, Event, Things to do|

McCurtain County Relay for Life August 26, 2017: 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. Bring your team to your favorite Beavers Bend Creative Escapes cabin during the weekend of August 26-27 to take part in Relay for Life of McCurtain County to benefit the American Cancer Society (ACS)! Relay for life is the world’s largest fundraising event against cancer. As the signature fundraiser for the ACS, the event takes place in more than 5,200 communities in 27 countries. This team fundraising event sees team members taking turns walking around a track or designated path for between 4-24 hours: there is always a [...]

15 05, 2017

Learn to Paddleboard this Summer at Broken Bow Lake

2019-10-23T21:33:48+00:00Nature, Things to do|

Always wanted to learn to surf, but find yourself landlocked? Why not try the ancient, flat-water version of the surfboard? Paddleboarding is becoming more and more popular in mainland U.S. as both a sport and leisure activity. Back in ancient times, the Hawaiian kings would ride olo surfboards. These very long, thick, narrow boards were finless, and usually built from wiliwili wood: a low-density wood from a flowering tree in the pea family, native to Hawaii. Olo would range in length from 12-17 feet long (and thought to have reached lengths of up to 25 feet), and were made approximately [...]

15 04, 2017

Kids 9-11 Love Camp Discover, Held July 11-13, 2017

2019-10-23T21:35:45+00:00Broken Bow, Kids Activity, Nature|

A “camp” experience for the kids, and a mid-week or week-long getaway for you and the family… what could be better? Each year, The Broken Bow Forest Heritage Center Museum at Beaver’s Bend State Park hosts Camp Discover…  Art of the Forest. This 3-day day-camp for children ages 9-11 is a fun, educational experience that familiarizes kids about the forest and nature. This year, camp is held from July 11-13 (that’s Tuesday through Thursday) from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Each day, kids can learn about how the forest is used (both recreational and for its resources), and can participate [...]

11 03, 2017

Fish Tales Winery & Vineyard for Local Vintages

2019-10-23T21:37:42+00:00Beavers Bend, Things to do|

Located in what was once a humble fly-fishing shop, the newest owners have combined their love of fly-fishing and wines to bring Fish Tales Winery and Vineyard (and fermenting room), with its wines being the product of their nearby vineyards: Jesse and Linda King welcome you to their tasting room as on stop on your Broken Bow winery tour. Muscadines grapes are the main fruits found in their vineyards. This black grape is one of the oldest varietals in the country, and is known as “the grape of the south” for its ability to thrive in the area’s hot and [...]

12 02, 2017

Great Motorcycle Rides In & Around Southeast Oklahoma

2019-10-23T21:39:13+00:00Broken Bow, Things to do|

Do you love to travel the open road with the sun on your shoulders and feeling the wind rush by? Do you prefer two wheels (okay, maybe three) to four? Then bring your motorcycle or trikout to Broken Bow, Oklahoma to find some great rides. Make your favorite cabin escape "home base" and explore some fun area roads during your vacation! (Routes and route names courtesy found at motorcycleroads.com.) Some things to consider: Before you leave Broken Bow/Hochatown, know that some of these routes are "remote" with no cell coverage, no gas stations, and no eateries in between towns. Make [...]