McCurtain County, OK - The Beavers Bend State Park Area - Is the Perfect Wet and Wild Weekend Getaway for Families

Lakes and rivers are perfect for family adventure in a paddleboat, canoe, kayak, ski boat, houseboat or para-sail.

Aug 04, 2010, 10:00 ET from McCurtain County Tourism Authority

BROKEN BOW, Okla., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Get away from the hustle and bustle of big city life with the family and enjoy a stress-free time paddling on the scenic Mountain Fork River or cruising the shoreline of spectacular Broken Bow lake in a powerboat.  Or how about para-sailing 100 feet in the air?

In McCurtain County, there is something wet and wild for every member of the family. Broken Bow Lake is host to all types of private boats including houseboats, ski boats, sailboats, paddleboats, party barges, canoes, kayaks and jet skis. They are all right here waiting for you and your family.

If you just want to enjoy a crystal clear lake and swim, Broken Bow Lake has 180 miles of shoreline where you and your family will be able to find a perfect, secluded place to swim. The deep mountain lake provides a fantastic scuba diving and snorkeling experience as well.

Charity O'Donnell, Executive Director, McCurtain County Tourism Authority said, "As Summer is winding down and the temperatures are hot and steamy in North Texas, this is a perfect time to head to our cool mountains, beautiful lakes and refreshing rivers and enjoy all the wonderful water activities we have in the Beavers Bend State Park area."

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 an easy 2 1/2 to 4-hour drive from Dallas/Fort Worth.

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

Upcoming Events:

Concerts in the Park -  August 21 and September 25. Enjoy music for the whole family. Pop. Acoustic. Country. Rock. Alternative Rock. 3 PM to 10 PM. Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy a day full of live music. Arts & Craft vendors will be featured from 11AM to 8 PM.  Concessions will be available as well.

For More Information, Contact:

Jim Drewitz, Public Relations

Creative Options Communications


SOURCE McCurtain County Tourism Authority