McCurtain County, OK -- The Beavers Bend State Park Area -- Announces Spectacular Autumn Foliage Is Close To Peaking

Families Can Also Enjoy The Beavers Bend Folk Festival & Craft Show Nov. 9-11

Oct 22, 2012, 10:00 ET from McCurtain County Tourism Authority

BROKEN BOW, Okla., Oct. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- McCurtain County in Southeast Oklahoma is encouraging all North Texas residents to make reservations now to view the wonderful fall colors ... and enjoy the upcoming 19th Annual Beavers Bend Folk Festival & Craft Show.

Charity O'Donnell, Executive Director, McCurtain County Tourism Authority, said, "Fall in McCurtain County is spectacular; and the fall color is very close to peaking. The forest is turning different shades of red, gold, yellow, purple, bronze, and orange. Peak foliage is normally early November and this year is no exception."

Colors are peaking and will continue to be radiant for another couple of weeks. Highway 259 is very scenic and extremely colorful this year. The Talimena Scenic Drive is north of Broken Bow and filled with extraordinary color. The Talimena Scenic Byway is a nationally recognized scenic drive offering magnificent panoramic views from mountain tops in Eastern Oklahoma and Western Arkansas and this year there is a magnificent splash of colors.

19th Annual Beavers Bend Folk Festival & Craft Show, November 9-11, features Turn-of-the-Century Arts & Crafts with over 70 vendors. The festival is open Friday & Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  For information, call 580-494-6497 or visit Visitors will enjoy 3 days of folk music, exhibits, craft demonstrations, food booths and a petting zoo, as well as the scheduled Beavers Bend Resort activities like nature center programs, paddleboats, hayrides and train rides.

Located in the heart of the Kiamichi Mountains, just across the Texas state line, McCurtain County is home to Broken Bow Lake, Pine Creek Lake, the Mountain Fork, Eagle Fork and Glover Rivers and Beavers Bend State Park 

In McCurtain County, OK. families have a delightful choice of lodging - including everything from a rustic cottage to modern motels to affordable log cabins with hot tubs and fireplaces nestled in the towering pines, as well as unique bed & breakfasts and luxury resorts.

McCurtain County is a one gas tank, 2 ½ to 4-hour drive from Dallas/Fort Worth.

To make reservations visit our website at or call 800-528-7337.

For More Information, Contact:
Jim Drewitz, Public Relations
Creative Options Communications

SOURCE McCurtain County Tourism Authority