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Rhonda’s guidebook

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Rhonda’s guidebook

Outdoor Nature
Hello & Welcome to our neck of the woods! Where to go & what to do! Broken Bow State Park-  2 miles from entrance of Southern Hills (where cabin is located) to entrance of Broken Bow State Park. From entrance drive into park about 2 miles. At the first stop sign on the right is Forest Heritage Center. At front entrance is information desk & brochures. Phone number is 580-494-6300. Trout fishing- Mountain Fork River runs through Beavers Bend State Park. Trout is released every 2 weeks into Mountain Fork River. There are many places to fish along the river in the park. Hiking trails-  easy to hard, short to long distance. Hiking maps beside information desk.  Forest Heritage Center- past information desk follow circle around & there are displays that is history of the area & Broken Bow Lake. Canoes & kayaks- can rent either for 30 minutes for $8.00. These are located where you see the paddle boats.  Paddle boats- $8.00 for 30 minutes. (After all that paddling with your legs, 30 minutes is long enough!) Beavers Bend River Floats- in the park and take you & canoe or kayak upstream, drop you off & you float back around to your car. The trip is 2.5 miles that takes an hour but they give you up to 2 hours.They are open 10am to 4pm. The phone number is 580-494-6070. Prices- canoe $23, kayak $12, double kayak $23 Click on area attractions at top of website www.fivestarcabins.com & there is a list of restaurants, wineries, breweries, fishing guides, golf course & lots more.
Beautiful scenery, many hiking trails, trout fishing in Mt. Fork River that runs through the park, horseback riding, canoe & kayaking, swimming, train rides, Foggy Bottom Restaurant in park. Park guests will be able to pay their fee in advance by texting P4602 to 504504 to pay, using the Premium Parking app, or via machines located at park offices. Guests must know their license plate number. Oklahoma residents cost is $8 per day per car. Out of state is $10 per day per car. Check out the information center in the park. They will give you directions, lists of things to do & maps of all the hiking trails. Temporarily closed.
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Beavers Bend State Park
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Beautiful scenery, many hiking trails, trout fishing in Mt. Fork River that runs through the park, horseback riding, canoe & kayaking, swimming, train rides, Foggy Bottom Restaurant in park. Park guests will be able to pay their fee in advance by texting P4602 to 504504 to pay, using the Premium Parking app, or via machines located at park offices. Guests must know their license plate number. Oklahoma residents cost is $8 per day per car. Out of state is $10 per day per car. Check out the information center in the park. They will give you directions, lists of things to do & maps of all the hiking trails. Temporarily closed.
Zip line across a small strip of water on Broken Bow Lake.
Rugaru Adventures Ziplining Tour
2658 Stevens Gap Rd
Zip line across a small strip of water on Broken Bow Lake.
Beavers Bend Horseback Riding- a whole stable of horses! The cost is $35 for 2.5 miles that lasts about one hour. Phone number 580-494-6613. Open Saturdays 9am to 5pm, Sundays 9am to 2pm. Beavers Bend Train Depot- ride the train for 20 minutes & catch a glimpse of the deer & various wildlife while on your ride. The cost is 13 yr & over $7, 2 to 12 yr- $6, seniors $6, veterans free. Phone number 580-494-6613.
Beavers Bend Depot and Trail Rides
Beavers Bend Horseback Riding- a whole stable of horses! The cost is $35 for 2.5 miles that lasts about one hour. Phone number 580-494-6613. Open Saturdays 9am to 5pm, Sundays 9am to 2pm. Beavers Bend Train Depot- ride the train for 20 minutes & catch a glimpse of the deer & various wildlife while on your ride. The cost is 13 yr & over $7, 2 to 12 yr- $6, seniors $6, veterans free. Phone number 580-494-6613.
It is in Beavers Bend State Park next to Mt. Fork River. Very convenient. Has all the fly fishing gear that you need.
Beavers Bend Fly Shop
Oklahoma 259A
It is in Beavers Bend State Park next to Mt. Fork River. Very convenient. Has all the fly fishing gear that you need.
Known for its pine-rimmed fairways, Cedar Creek Golf Course in Beavers Bend State Park is one of the most beautiful courses in the state. Nestled in the foothills of the Kiamichi Mountains, the long, narrow course is surrounded by pine forests and the deep-blue waters of Broken Bow Lake. Crystal-clear Cedar Creek runs through the course, providing beauty, wildlife and hazard. The course features 18 holes at par 72, Bermuda grass greens, tees and fairways, a putting green, driving range, pro shop with cart and club rentals, snacks and drinks. Address: 3650 Golf Course Rd Broken Bow, OK 74728 Phone: 580-494-6456 Toll-Free Office: 866-602-4653
Cedar Creek Golf Course
Hwy 259 N
Known for its pine-rimmed fairways, Cedar Creek Golf Course in Beavers Bend State Park is one of the most beautiful courses in the state. Nestled in the foothills of the Kiamichi Mountains, the long, narrow course is surrounded by pine forests and the deep-blue waters of Broken Bow Lake. Crystal-clear Cedar Creek runs through the course, providing beauty, wildlife and hazard. The course features 18 holes at par 72, Bermuda grass greens, tees and fairways, a putting green, driving range, pro shop with cart and club rentals, snacks and drinks. Address: 3650 Golf Course Rd Broken Bow, OK 74728 Phone: 580-494-6456 Toll-Free Office: 866-602-4653
The Talimena Scenic drive winds 54 miles along the crest of Rich Mountain and Winding Stair Mountain in the Ouachita National Forest (pronounced Wash-i-tah). If you can resist stopping to enjoy the many vistas and attractions along the way, the route takes 1 hour and 10 minutes to drive. A leisurely drive can take all day. From your cabin it is about 75 miles north on Hwy. 259. Beautiful scenery with Hwy 1 running along the top of the mountains. When going east where it intersects with Hwy 259 N, there is also Queen Wilhelmina Restaurant & Hotel that is nice to stop at. Continue east & at the end is Mena, Arkansas. From Mena can go to DeQueen, Arkansas, then to Broken Bow, OK. It makes a big circle to enjoy seeing some of Arkansas. The Talimena Scenic Byway is a drive that you don't want to miss! Fall colors usually begin the 2nd to 3rd week in October.
Talimena Scenic Byway
The Talimena Scenic drive winds 54 miles along the crest of Rich Mountain and Winding Stair Mountain in the Ouachita National Forest (pronounced Wash-i-tah). If you can resist stopping to enjoy the many vistas and attractions along the way, the route takes 1 hour and 10 minutes to drive. A leisurely drive can take all day. From your cabin it is about 75 miles north on Hwy. 259. Beautiful scenery with Hwy 1 running along the top of the mountains. When going east where it intersects with Hwy 259 N, there is also Queen Wilhelmina Restaurant & Hotel that is nice to stop at. Continue east & at the end is Mena, Arkansas. From Mena can go to DeQueen, Arkansas, then to Broken Bow, OK. It makes a big circle to enjoy seeing some of Arkansas. The Talimena Scenic Byway is a drive that you don't want to miss! Fall colors usually begin the 2nd to 3rd week in October.
Great place to rent ATVs & Boats. Convenient location, gives a lot of information.
Bandits ATV & Boat Rentals
9160 North US Highway 259
Great place to rent ATVs & Boats. Convenient location, gives a lot of information.
Only place in Hochatown to get live minnows. Ice is reasonable price. Firewood is 50 cents a stick. Best prices!
Hooker's Live Bait Shop Fire-n-Ice
9114 North US Highway 259
Only place in Hochatown to get live minnows. Ice is reasonable price. Firewood is 50 cents a stick. Best prices!
There will be the Train of Terror this October, 2020. It will be on Oct. 16,17,23,24,30,31 from 6pm to 10pm. Tickets are $10 each person & can be purchased at the train depot. For more info call 580-494-6613. Come if you dare! Beavers Bend Train Depot- regular train rides- ride the train for 20 minutes & catch a glimpse of the deer & various wildlife while on your ride. The cost is 13 yr & over $7, 2 to 12 yr- $6, seniors $6, veterans free. Phone number 580-494-6613.
Beavers Bend Depot and Trail Rides
There will be the Train of Terror this October, 2020. It will be on Oct. 16,17,23,24,30,31 from 6pm to 10pm. Tickets are $10 each person & can be purchased at the train depot. For more info call 580-494-6613. Come if you dare! Beavers Bend Train Depot- regular train rides- ride the train for 20 minutes & catch a glimpse of the deer & various wildlife while on your ride. The cost is 13 yr & over $7, 2 to 12 yr- $6, seniors $6, veterans free. Phone number 580-494-6613.
On the lake
Broken Bow Lake has over 360 miles of shoreline w/ beautiful scenery & clear water. Broken Bow dam is 3.5 miles from Southern Hills (where cabin is located). Beavers Bend Marina is approximately 5 miles from Southern Hills. Beavers Bend Marina rents out jet skis, pontoon boats & houseboats. Fish on the shoreline or take out a boat fishing for bass, crappie & walleye. Phone # 580-494-6455. Click on area attractions at top of website www.fivestarcabins.com & there is a list of restaurants, wineries, breweries, fishing guides, golf course & lots more.
fishing, fishing guides, lake tour guides, beautiful scenery. Open
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Broken Bow Lake
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fishing, fishing guides, lake tour guides, beautiful scenery. Open
They have boat & jet ski rentals. The marina also has gas to fill up the boats.
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Beavers Bend Marina
196 marina Ln
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They have boat & jet ski rentals. The marina also has gas to fill up the boats.
Great guide fishing.
Rudy's Guide Service
196 marina Lane
Great guide fishing.
A really great guide fisherman! Has live scope to see the fish in the water next to your hook!
Bob's Guide Services
405 South Costilow Street
A really great guide fisherman! Has live scope to see the fish in the water next to your hook!
Casino
100's of slot machines from 1 cent to $5, live entertainment, inside restaurant, serves beer. Website is- www.choctawcasinos.com/broken-bow/
Fun place to relax & get away.
Choctaw Casino Broken Bow
1790 S Park Dr
Fun place to relax & get away.
Food scene
Beavers Bend State Park Restaurant- The back deck for outdoor seating is great! Scenery is awesome gazing at Mt. Fork River. Good food, reasonable prices.
Great place for a nice evening meal. Serves steaks, seafood, appetizers & alcohol beverages. They have outdoor patio dining with live bands on weekends. On weekends call to reserve. phone 580-494-7222 Temporarily closed.
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Abendigo's
259 Stevens Gap Road
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Great place for a nice evening meal. Serves steaks, seafood, appetizers & alcohol beverages. They have outdoor patio dining with live bands on weekends. On weekends call to reserve. phone 580-494-7222 Temporarily closed.
Serves chicken & fish. They also have the best hamburger around. Very nice dining area outdoors. Alcoholic beverages served. phone 580-494-6361 Temporarily take out only .
The Blue Rooster Restaurant
U.S. 259
Serves chicken & fish. They also have the best hamburger around. Very nice dining area outdoors. Alcoholic beverages served. phone 580-494-6361 Temporarily take out only .
Great BBQ food, best smoked potato salad, very good large chicken/bacon ranch pizza. BBQ smoker at back of restaurant & meat is smoked daily. Affordable pricing. Caters to groups at cabins. phone 580-579-5811 Temporarily take out only.
Rock Bottom Boyz BBQ
242 Stevens Gap Rd
Great BBQ food, best smoked potato salad, very good large chicken/bacon ranch pizza. BBQ smoker at back of restaurant & meat is smoked daily. Affordable pricing. Caters to groups at cabins. phone 580-579-5811 Temporarily take out only.
Temporarily take out only.
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Grateful Head Pizza Oven & Tap Room
10251 U.S. 259
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Temporarily take out only.
Great for breakfast & lunch. Usually close early so be there early for dinner.
Shady Oaks
Great for breakfast & lunch. Usually close early so be there early for dinner.
Great local winery. The owner, Vojai Reed, won the Women's Bass Masters in the past. Stop by & ask her about it. She is also the oldest living resident that was born in Hochatown. Temporarily closed.
Vojai's Winery
9983 N US-259
Great local winery. The owner, Vojai Reed, won the Women's Bass Masters in the past. Stop by & ask her about it. She is also the oldest living resident that was born in Hochatown. Temporarily closed.
Open
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Mountain Fork Brewery
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Open
Temporarily curb service to buy wine.
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Girls Gone Wine
10216 U.S. 259
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Temporarily curb service to buy wine.
Seafood restaurant
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Shuck Me Hochatown
83 N Lukfata Trail
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Seafood restaurant
This restaurant is in Beavers Bend State Park. Beautiful scenery & good food.
Foggy Bottom Kitchen
4350 Oklahoma 259A
This restaurant is in Beavers Bend State Park. Beautiful scenery & good food.
1400 South Park Dr, Broken Bow, OK phone 580-584-9437 Don't let the outside fool you! It's just a convenience store but they have some of the best food in Broken Bow. Hours- 4am to 8:30pm. Serves breakfast, lunch & dinner. The big breakfast is $5.49- eggs or omelet, biscuit, gravy & a meat. Lunch & dinner is from the deli buffet that they cook from scratch. $6.99 for meat, 2 sides & roll or cornbread. Hamburger basket $4.99- hamburger & fries Cheeseburger Basket $5.99- cheeseburger & fries Bunch's is definitely a hidden jewel & a local favorite!
Bunch's Thrifty Mart
1400 South Park Drive
1400 South Park Dr, Broken Bow, OK phone 580-584-9437 Don't let the outside fool you! It's just a convenience store but they have some of the best food in Broken Bow. Hours- 4am to 8:30pm. Serves breakfast, lunch & dinner. The big breakfast is $5.49- eggs or omelet, biscuit, gravy & a meat. Lunch & dinner is from the deli buffet that they cook from scratch. $6.99 for meat, 2 sides & roll or cornbread. Hamburger basket $4.99- hamburger & fries Cheeseburger Basket $5.99- cheeseburger & fries Bunch's is definitely a hidden jewel & a local favorite!
Sightseeing
It has local history of CCC building the park, history of lumber camps in the past that was here, explaining local nature, etc. There is no charge.
Forest Heritage Center
It has local history of CCC building the park, history of lumber camps in the past that was here, explaining local nature, etc. There is no charge.
Shows history of McCurtain County.
Museum of the Red River
812 E Lincoln Rd
Shows history of McCurtain County.
The Gardner Mansion & Museum is the 1884 home of Choctaw Chief Jefferson Gardner. It houses a large collection of Indian artifacts and fossils. Near the home is a 2,000-year-old Cypress tree known as a landmark to early Choctaws traveling the Trail of Tears. Address: Hours Sunday: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm Monday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Tuesday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Wednesday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Thursday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Friday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Saturday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm 6745 E US Hwy 70 Broken Bow, OK 74728 Phone: 580-584-6588
Gardner Mansion & Museum
6745 US-70
The Gardner Mansion & Museum is the 1884 home of Choctaw Chief Jefferson Gardner. It houses a large collection of Indian artifacts and fossils. Near the home is a 2,000-year-old Cypress tree known as a landmark to early Choctaws traveling the Trail of Tears. Address: Hours Sunday: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm Monday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Tuesday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Wednesday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Thursday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Friday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Saturday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm 6745 E US Hwy 70 Broken Bow, OK 74728 Phone: 580-584-6588
Grocery Store
Pruett's Food is the only grocery store in Broken Bow, which is 7 miles from the cabin. There is a small Walmart in Broken Bow with a limited supply of groceries, but not a full line. If you are trying to save on costs, then I recommend to bring groceries from your home area. The prices at Pruett's Food are tourist prices.
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Pruett's Food
201 S Park Dr
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Pruett's Food is the only grocery store in Broken Bow, which is 7 miles from the cabin. There is a small Walmart in Broken Bow with a limited supply of groceries, but not a full line. If you are trying to save on costs, then I recommend to bring groceries from your home area. The prices at Pruett's Food are tourist prices.
Shopping
There is a Walmart in Broken Bow that is 7 miles from cabin. It is a small Walmart that has limited groceries. There is also a Super Walmart at Idabel that is 17 miles from cabin.
Walmart
501 S Park Dr
There is a Walmart in Broken Bow that is 7 miles from cabin. It is a small Walmart that has limited groceries. There is also a Super Walmart at Idabel that is 17 miles from cabin.