Area Attractions
Broken Bow Lake

Broken Bow Lake was created in the 1960's as the Mountain Fork river was dammed up. It forced the community of Hochatown to relocate to it's present day location, just north of Beavers Bend State Park. It is a clear, clean, and magnificent lake that stretches over 20 miles into the Ouchita and Kimichi wilderness. The lake consists of more than 14,000 acres and 180 miles of shoreline.With it's pristine shimmer, the water attracts travelers year round. As for activities, guests of the lake will never fall short of finding something to do. Fishing, boating, jet skiing, scuba diving, swimming, water skiing, and visiting one of the many islands shores, are all enjoyed time and time again.

Broken Bow Lakes shoreline is all natural. No docks or permanently connected structures are allowed. The shore is managed by the Corps of Engineers. The only area where you will find such buildings are at the one and only marina and the State Park's Beavers Bend Lodge. Fishing at the lake is rapidly becoming a favorite of vacationers and locals alike. There are many species of fish found in the lake. They include largemouth Bass, small mouth bass, channel catfish, crappie, walleye, spotted bass, and white bass. Fishing guides can make your outings more enjoyable and productive.

Experience

Beavers Bend Marina

The Broken Bow Lake bottom is mostly made up of rocks, making it one of Oklahoma's clearest lake. Rent a boat or jet ski from Beavers Bend Marina and experience Broken Bow Lake.

Phone: 580 722 5200

Discover

The Broken Tiki

Broken Bow Lake Tiki Boat Tours is an engaging way to see Broken Bow Lake, Beavers Bend State Park and make good memories! Kick back, relax and enjoy the music while taking in the beautiful scenery.

Phone: 580 494 8454

Explore

3 Hour Lake Tours

3 Hour Private Lake Tour on a 30- foot Tritoon on Beautiful Broken Bow Lake. Captain Charles take you on a custom boat tour. You decide where and what you want to go and see.

Phone: 580 212 1002

Enjoy

Fishing Guide Service

Fishing the lake you will have opportunities at reeling in many types and species. They include crappie, channel catfish, walleye, white bass, largemouth bass, small mouth bass, sunfish, and spotted bass. It is truly one of the most beautiful lakes in the southern United States.

Swim

Swimming Stevens Gap Area

The best spot for swimming is Stevens Gap, a scenic swim beach with picnic tables, campsites, and nearby hiking trails. But water can be deep, so use caution when letting children swim. Kids should wear life jackets and be supervised at all times. Stay near the shore as large boats frequent this lake too.

Check

Broken Bow Lake Level

Check the current readings on Broken Bow Lake before heading out for a fun trip.

License

Fishing License

A resident or nonresident fishing license is required of all persons who take or attempt to take fish, including trout, unless otherwise exempt.

Phone: 405 521 3852

Parking

Parking at the Park

There is no admission to drive into the Beavers Bend State Park. However, a parking pass is required if you plan to stop and park. A parking pass can be obtained on site or through this website. Signages are placed at park entrances and in parking areas to notify visitors of parking pass requirements.

F.A.Qs
Broken Bow Lake
  • Are there cabins for rent on Broken Bow Lake?
    No, Broken Bow Lake is managed by the Army Corps of Engineers which does not allow building on the water. This is why Broken Bow Lake is one of the cleanest lakes in the nation. Most cabins are within a 10 minute drive to lake access.
  • What can you do on Broken Bow Lake?
    Guests of the Broken Bow Lake will never fall short of finding something to do. Fishing, boating, jet skiing, scuba diving, swimming, water skiing, and visiting one of the many islands shores, are all enjoyed time and time again.
  • Is Broken Bow Lake natural or man made?
    Broken Bow Lake was created in the 1960's as the Mountain Fork river was dammed up. It forced the community of Hochatown to relocate to it's present day location, just north of Beavers Bend Resort Park. It is a clear, clean, and magnificent lake that stretches over 20 miles into the Ouchita and Kimichi wilderness.