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5 Things to Do with Kids in Broken Bow, OK

Broken Bow, OK is home to some of the most beautiful outdoor locations in the state. If the great outdoors isn't your (or your kid's) thing, then don't worry. There are plenty of fun attractions for any type of person!

Outdoor Fun in Broken Bow, OK

Hiking, fishing, boating, swimming, name it! This area has got you covered in the outdoor fun department. If you don't want to haul your equipment like your fishing gear or canoe, there are places to rent!

1. Fishing


Pine Creek Resort Lake

Pine Creek Resort provides poles and has bait for sale.

Beaver's Bend State Park

This river is an excellent spot for anglers. You can wade out or fish from a boat.

Mountain Fork River

If you are looking for trout, this river is stocked year-round. It has some of the most transparent water in the region.

Pine Creek Lake

Pine Creek features a series of long, deep coves projecting from the main body of the lake. This is the prime spot for crappie, catfish, and bass.

If you are more interested in guided fishing or tours, visit this directory.

2. Lake Fun

Bring your boat or rent one! There are plenty of spots to go boating or swimming.

Jet Ski at Broken Bow Lake

Rent jet skis at the local marina.

Wild Goose Canoe & Kayak

This is a family-run business where you can kayak, canoe, sight-see, and fish! Children have to be at least 6 years old for admission.

Prices start at $35 for a kayak rental and float.

Visit their website for a full list of prices and to make a reservation.

3. Amusement kid doesn't love those?!

Bigfoot Speedway

With go-karts and virtual reality games, there's plenty to enjoy here!

Rides start at only $8 per person.

Click here for more information.

Hochatown Amusements

Mini-golf, go-karts, and more!

Click here for more information.

Rugaru Adventures Zip-lining

Their 6 lines total over a half mile! They recommend making reservations but do take walk-ins if they have room.

Visitors under the age of 18 must sign a waiver signed by a guardian.

Click here to make a reservation.

Hochatown Escape Games

Their 6 themed rooms are available for reservations. Some of the rooms are more suited for older kids. Reserve on their website.

4. Educational

If you're looking for more of a field-trip type activity, keep reading!

The Little River National Wildlife Refuge

Exploring Little River National Wildlife Refuge takes an adventurer’s spirit. Visitors can experience one of the largest intact tracks of bottomland hardwood forest remaining in the state and discover a remarkable ecosystem.

Read more about it here!

Beaver's Bend Mining Co.

Find your very own gemstones, gold, and arrowheads! Dig for fossils, play on a pirate ship, and explore the dinosaur museum!

Visit their website for more information.

Forest Heritage Center Museum

The Forest Heritage Center Museum is located in Beavers Bend State Park. It is run by the Forest Heritage Center Advisory Board and Oklahoma Forestry Services. Look at historical records, antique forestry implements, wood art, homestead artifacts, and a research library with books, magazines, and more! Click here for more information.

5. Fun With Animals

Hochatown Petting Zoo

Hochatown Petting Zoo is a petting zoo and a certified wildlife rehabilitation center in Broken Bow.

They have barnyard animals, birds, reptiles, and some exotics.

Kids three and under are free.

Riverman Trail Rides

Riding a horse is a little girl's dream! You must make a reservation ahead of time. There is also a weight limit of 250 lbs., for the safety of their horses. Look at their website for pricing and reservation info!

Whether your kids want to be outside all day, are an animal-lover, or are all about the games, Broken Bow, OK has something for you.

Plan a family trip and stay at one of our many beautiful lodges. Take full advantage of our clubhouse, grill, and lake! View the grill menu here.


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