How to Float the Mountain Fork River in Broken Bow

Are you ready to plan a fun outdoor adventure in Southeast Oklahoma, floating the river in Broken Bow? Then, get ready to schedule a paddling trip with some whitewater in the Ouachita Mountains.  

We’re sharing exactly how to float the Mountain Fork River on your next weekend getaway! 

How to Float the River in Broken Bow, Oklahoma

Paddling down the Mountain Fork River is a great adventure to add to a trip to Beavers Bend State Park and the Broken Bow area.  There are a few different sections paddlers can enjoy: – The section through Beavers Bend State Park, and – The section from Mountain Fork Park

Beaver Bend River Floats

A section of the river winds through Beavers Bend State Park below Broken Bow Lake Dam that folks can float. This section is flat and calm and is excellent for fishing. 

Self-Guided Tours

Floating from Mountain Fork Park is one of the most popular ways to enjoy a float trip. This is the section most of the guiding outfitters run. 

Floating from Mountain Fork Park

Float Details from Mountain Fork Park

Distance: about 4 mile Time: about 2 ½ hours (depending on the water levels) Difficulty: Whitewater Class II and I with nice sections of flat water

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