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.

Forest Heritage Center
Located in Beavers Bend State Park
Click HERE to visit their website.

Hiking Tips

  1. Make sure to choose the right trail for your fitness level.
  2. Get a trail map from the Forest Heritage Center, so you can plan out your adventure.
  3. Look for spots where you could stop and have lunch, and enjoy the view.
  4. Always check the weather beforehand.
  5. Never go alone, and tell someone else (besides your hiking partner) where you’re going.
  6. Check in at the Forest Heritage Center located in Beavers Bend State Park.
  7. Bring sunscreen and a first aid kit.
  8. Bring enough food and water.
  9. Wear the correct boots or comfortable walking shoes.
  10. 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
  11. 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.