Top Things to Do in Broken Bow/Hochatown, Oklahoma with Family and Friends.


Broken Bow is a small city in southeastern Oklahoma. It’s a gateway to Beavers Bend State Park, home to black bears, bald eagles, and pine forest trails. The park’s Forest Heritage Center Museum explores the role of forestry in local life. Broken Bow Lake has islands, beaches, boat ramps, and fish such as largemouth bass. East of town, the 1884 Gardner Mansion & Museum features Native American and pioneer artifacts. ― Google

It’s a paradise for nature lovers; its secluded nature is home to breathtaking scenery within the range of rivers, lakes, mountains, and waterfalls, and lots of them are unspoiled by human habitation.

It’s also quite charming in terms of shops, saloons, diners, and other hallmarks of country living.

It’s substantially an area that’s still imbued with the spirit of the Wild West.
Another thing worth mentioning about Broken Bow is its roadside attractions.
If you’re a follower of the kooky and quirky, you’ll find plenty of “you should see it to believe it” attractions, including many that revolve around Bigfoot.

Here are some of my highly recommended "THINGS TO DO IN BROKEN BOW".


1. Rugaru Adventures Zip Line

Rugaru Adventures

RUGARU (ROO-GA-ROO) ADVENTURES offers an experience like no other in the area.

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2. Broken Tiki Boat

Broken Tiki Boat

Take a ride on the one-of-a-kind tiki bus to the tiki boat for a one-hour lake tour, or relax on our deck spaces while sipping your favorite cocktail.
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3. Kayaking/ Rafting

There are multiple places to rent Kayaks or Canoes to explore the beautiful Mountain Fork River.

Tippa Canoe:

Wild Goose Canoe and Kayak Rental:

Cowboy Kayak:

Ambush Canoe Rentals:


4. Beavers Bend Depot & Trail Rides

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Beavers Bend Depot is located in Beavers Bend State Park which covers 1,300 acres in the mountainous region of southeastern Oklahoma. The depot offers train rides, horseback riding, hayrides, a gift shop, and a concession stand.


5. Swamp Booger Mercantile

Address: 8891 N US Hwy 259, Broken Bow, OK 74728, United States


6. Fish Tales Winery & Bistro

If you’re looking for a place to raise a glass around Broken Bow, Fish Tales Winery & Bistro is the perfect place!


7. Big Foot Axe Throwing

Axe throwing is an activity that not only requires good aim and strength but is a challenge that you want to accept!



8. Escape Games

Hochatown Escape Games are fun for all ages and skill sets. Whether you escape or not you will walk away with an unforgettable experience.

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9. Hochatown Rescue Center & Petting Zoo

Meet adorable barn animals, and pet-friendly reptiles, and listen to exotic birds sing during your next trip to Hochatown Petting Zoo.


10. The Maze Of Hochatown

The maze of Hochatown. A 29,000 square foot wooden maze where not only do you have to find your way out, you have to find Hochatown Hotspots & Towers to complete your game card.