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Broken Bow Lake, Broken Bow

#2 of 57 in Nature in Oklahoma
Water Body · Nature / Park
Broken Bow Lake is a reservoir in southeastern Oklahoma, located on Mountain Fork River and 9 miles (14 km) northeast of the town of Broken Bow in McCurtain County. It is one of the largest fresh water lakes within the state of Oklahoma, and a popular tourist destination for locals and visitors from neighboring Texas and Arkansas.

The lake stretches 22 miles (35 km) back into the Ouachita Mountain country where its unusual beauty and scenic appeal beckons all sorts of nature enthusiasts. The mountain terrain is densely forested and there are many species of birds native to the area for birdwatchers to enjoy.

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  • Broken Bow Lake is a beautiful spot to escape and enjoy nature in eastern Oklahoma. We hiked several of its trails and saw its rushing rapids. There are water sports available plus nearby cabins...  more »
  • Met our guide (Bryce A.) at Lakeview Lodge at 7am on a Saturday morning. The lake was unbelievably beautiful. Very calm at that time of the morning. Too bad we didn't have any skis! WE proceeded.....  more »
  • Our boat had a water slide, so that was awesome.
  • My husband is very ill we wanted to get away with our grown children rented the Roudey Beaver cabin. The memories of those days will get us through the rough times. Beautiful place.

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