Annual Kiamichi Owa Chito Festival of the Forest

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Annual Kiamichi Owa Chito Festival of the Forest

The Owa Chito Festival of the Forest is held annually the third weekend in June at the Beavers Bend Resort Park. The festival features such competitions as the naming of the "Bull of the Woods" lumberjack, turkey calling and canoe racing, as well as children's games and art show.

The three day festival also attracts top-name musical entertainers performing on stage at the Riverfront Amphitheater. Past festival performers have featured such well-known singing artists as Vince Gill, Reba McIntire, Hoyt Axton, and John Anderson.

Annual Kiamichi Owa Chito Festival of the Forest

Address : Beavers Bend State Park Broken Bow OK
Phone : 580-584-3393   (Always call and confirm events.)

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Admission Fee : Free. Parking Passes are on sale now at the Chamber office - $20 in advance, $25 at the gate.


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Wheelock Church

The old rock Wheelock church is the oldest church building in Oklahoma, built in 1846. Across the road is a cemetery, the final resting place of reverend Alfred Wright, physician and missionary to the Choctaw Indians who translated the New Testament and many other books into their native language.

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Forest Heritage Center

The Forest Heritage Center is located in beautiful Beavers Bend Resort Park, a short drive north of Broken Bow. The museum describes the evolution of southeastern Oklahoma forests told through a series of dramatic dioramas. Exhibits include the Forest Art Gallery, chainsaw carvings, a 100

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Cedar Creek Golf Course

It is the kind of golf course one would imagine finding in a pristine, pine-laden wilderness. And, in fact, the 18 holes that constitute Cedar Creek Golf Course were literally carved out of the wilds (the golf course abuts the McCurtain County Wilderness Area)

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Wildlife Museum

Come into the great outdoors! See and hear elk bugling on a crisp fall morning, wolves howling in a snowy arctic scene. Finally see the fish that live in the legendary Fluecy Creek. These and other wildlife dioramas are designed to educate and entertain all age groups.

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Three Rivers Wildlife Management Area

White-tailed deer, eastern wild turkey, yellow-breasted chat, screech owl, eastern diamond-backed rattlesnake, gray tree frog. What do these species have in common?

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