Beavers Bend Depot: A Treasure in Broken Bow, OK

Image of historic train at the Beavers Bend DepotNow that spring is in full swing and summer will be here before we know it, it’s time to make plans. What will be on your calendar this year? If you have yet to explore the beauty around Broken Bow, OK then that is an absolutely must-do! The Beavers Bend Depot is a fantastic first stop along your journey.

Located within Beavers Bend State Park, the Depot is a “one-stop shop” for all sorts of activities for the whole family. You may have a hard time fitting in everything in one day so before it all starts, make plans to stay at the beautiful Lago Vista Bed and Breakfast. Our Tuscan, mountainside inn is the perfect place to rest your head whether you are by yourself, with a significant other or surrounded by a bunch of friends.

girl on a horseWhen you arrive at the Beavers Bend Depot, start the day off with a train ride on a 1/3-size replica of the C.P. Huntington S.P. train built in 1863. Rides are offered twice an hour and on your journey through Wahoo Hill and around the State park you will be treated to spectacular scenery and may even catch a few glimpses of wildlife native to our area. Next, visit the stables to take in some horseback riding action with knowledgeable, expert guides who will take you on a one-hour trail ride. The experienced horses and trained guides make these trail rides a great option for all ages and comfort levels. Hayrides can also be scheduled if you would like a Saturday family outing or are looking for a fun activity for a large group. The gift shop is a great final stop with gifts and souvenirs galore plus tasty candy and ice cream treats you won’t be able to resist.

Admission into the State Park is free and the Beavers Bend Depot is a great place to spend a weekend getaway. Contact Lago Vista Bed and Breakfast for more information or to inquire about a reservation. The train, horses and friendly, welcoming people are waiting–we can’t wait to see you!

 

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