Hiking in Hochatown / Beavers Bend
If hiking is your cup of tea, the area around Hochatown / Beavers Bend will not disappoint. There are multiple trails around the area, for every skill level. Make sure to bring your comfortable clothing and shoes. Hikers should always go with a partner, and make sure to bring lots of water and snacks as some trails are up to 12 miles long. Listed below are a few different trails:
South Park – 1 Mile, Beginner
Beaver Creek – 1 Mile, Beginner
Beaver Creek Crossing – 1.5 Miles, Advanced
Deer Cross – 2 Miles, Intermediate
Cedar Bluff – 6 Miles, Advanced
Skyline Trail – 6 Miles, Advanced
David Boren – 12 Miles, Advanced (camping is allowed, and encouraged along this trail)
All hikers are encouraged to check in at the Forest Heritage Center. A map of all the available hiking trails can be obtained from the Forest Heritage Center. If you are new to the area, this is the perfect place to start.
- Make sure to choose the right trail for your fitness level.
- Get a trail map from the Forest Heritage Center, so you can plan out your adventure.
- Look for spots where you could stop and have lunch, and enjoy the view.
- Always check the weather beforehand.
- Never go alone, and tell someone else (besides your hiking partner) where you’re going.
- Check in at the Forest Heritage Center located in Beavers Bend State Park.
- Bring sunscreen and a first aid kit.
- Bring enough food and water.
- Wear the correct boots or comfortable walking shoes.
- Bring a camera! You’ll want to document you’re adventure. If you’re on Instagram, make sure to tag us in your adventures! Use #hochalife
- Last but not least.. HAVE FUN!
If you’re interested in other outdoor activities in the Hochatown / Broken Bow area, check out our Attractions Page.