This is the first Spring Break ever and we had a great time. Our favorite getaway place, Beaver’s Bend State Park in Broken Bow, Oklahoma, was as relaxing and peaceful as ever. We have been here a few times in the previous years and I can say this is a great place if you need to be just with yourself or with your family enjoying the serenity of nature away from the busy life in the big city.
Here are few things you can do at Beaver’s Bend State Park:
Hiking – There are hiking trails all over the state park.
We enjoy hiking. Besides being a good exercise, hiking gives you feeling of achievement. Once you reach the top of the hill, it feels amazing. Climbing down the hill feels more tiresome because you are using different muscles. Overall, it’s an awesome hobby.
Camping – Beaver’s Bend State Park in Oklahoma is also a great place to camp. There are family-friend and pet-friendly camping grounds in the park.
We drove around and saw campers in their tents and camper vans. Since it is Spring Break, we saw group of young campers in the area. My family haven’t tried camping yet because of personal reasons. Hopefully we will be able to camp here in the future.
Camping needs a lot of preparation. You have to have a very well-made and durable camping tent. Camping is fun, too. Remember, there is no cellphone signal in the woods so you can only use data on your mobile phones. On the other hand, there are areas in the park where cell signals are very limited.
Fishing – Yes, you can do fishing in the river at Beaver’s Bend State Park. Bring your fishing gear and unexpired fishing license or fishing permit and you are good to catch rainbow trouts and other trouts.
We would love to go fishing in the future. We just have to work on my darling daughter’s patience. 🙂 For now, we just enjoy soaking our feet in the ice cold water in the river.
DO NOT FORGET: If you hear the siren, get off the water immediately because the water level in the river will rise quickly when they release water from the dam. 🙂
Hey, hey, hey! It’s the month of March already. What’s the plan for Spring Break? My family and I are heading to Oklahoma again this year for Spring Break. My daughter misses being at Beaver’s Bend State Park where there is stable rides and train ride. We enjoy being there. It’s a very relaxing and quiet place away from the busy city. The Broken Bow Lake is very pretty, and the weather is cool enough to do some hiking in the woods. 🙂 I hope those rides are operating already.
We are planning to book our room accommodations with Best Western Hotel in Broken Bow, Oklahoma. We’ve been there before and I think their rooms are nice and the customer service is satisfactory. My family and I are just gonna take it easy and enjoy nature while adventuring in the woods. And maybe we’ll be able to do a night investigation (finding Bigfoot?). Haha.
How about you? What are your activities this Spring Break?