Floating The Mountain Fork River

Floating The Mountain Fork River

Interested in floating the Mountain Fork River?

Here’s a great video of KTBS Television meteorologist, Brian Fowler, floating the Mountain Fork River in Beavers Bend.

Remember to follow the safety tips highlighted in Brian’s feature. Floating down the Mountain Fork River in Beavers Bend State Park is a breathtaking experience. Definitely put this on your “Must Do” list when visiting Broken Bow, OK.

KTBS always does amazing features on our tourist attractions in Southeastern Oklahoma. Getting to our Mountain Vista luxury cabin in Beavers Bend State Park is an easy road trip from anywhere in the ArkLaTex. Popular KTBS reporter/anchor, Rick Rowe, has done numerous features on the Broken Bow Lake area through the years.

There are many fantastic companies that provide training and guided trips down Mountain Fork River. They’re listed on our Beavers Bend app. Whether you’re in a kayak or canoe, you’ll enjoy the scenery, cold water and wildlife.

Enjoy the video!

By Jerry Isbell



2019-07-05T17:10:32+00:00July 29th, 2014|Media, television news|

Great Cabin Rates In Beavers Bend

Great Cabin Rates in Beavers Bend

We have great cabin rates in Beavers Bend during September. Seize the last days of summer at beautiful BeaversBendVacations.com with our “Sizzlin’ September Savings promotion!

Back to school means savings for you at Mountain Vista…Reserve soon and take advantage of this fantastic offer. $100/night off on Sunday’s-Thursday’s.

Plan your fall trip to Beavers Bend and Broken Bow Lake now. Our fantastic autumn foliage and acreage, coupled with an amazing 20-mile view of the Kiamichi Mountains will provide tremendous relaxation for you during our crisp autumn days.

Great Cabin Rates in Beavers Bend

Fall in Beavers Bend State Park boasts sun-drenched days and chilly nights, perfect for capturing memories around the Mountain Vista fire-pit. You will enjoy our free S’mores welcoming kits, Starbucks Coffee and much more.

If you are looking for things to do in the area, download Beavers Bend and Broken Bow Lake’s only mobile app.  Thousands of our app fans get local tourist information and our recommended hot spots around the area. We also offer occasional VIP special offers to Mountain Vista.

Thanks for reading and we hope to see you at Mountain Vista in September!

By Jerry Isbell

2019-07-05T17:10:31+00:00July 28th, 2014|Dallas travel apps, Luxury travel, outdoors|

Renting Beavers Bend Cabins: 5 Things You Need To Know


There are hundreds of luxury rental cabins in Beavers Bend State Park. How do you choose the one that is right for you? Renting Beavers Bend Cabins: 5 Things You Need To Know:

1. Make sure you are staying in a secluded cabin. Many cabin websites do not indicate there is another cabin only a few feet away. 

2. Do not pay “extra insurance” charges. This is just a ploy to gouge you for more money.

3. Do not get “taken to the cleaners!” Never pay “cleaning fee” charges when booking your cabin. This is a new trick that has emerged recently in Beavers Bend. Leave the cabin tidy upon departure or an extra charge should be expected.

4. If a great view is important to you, make sure you will have one. You do not want to be looking out the window at the Jones’ family reunion going on next door.

5. Make sure you will be getting the “Real McCoy.” Validate that all cabin website pictures are truly what you will be experiencing. Other cabin websites continue to fraudulently use our famed 20-mile cabin view for marketing purposes. This is false advertising. Do a little homework and make sure the cabin marketing you see online is ethical and true.

Many cabin rental companies have 40-50 properties. It is virtually impossible to not just be “another renter” under these conditions. It is extremely difficult to provide a personalized touch when a company has hundreds of people checking-in at 3:00 p.m. on the same day!

Follow these five tips and you will greatly enhance the chances of having a memorable Beavers Bend State Park/Broken Bow Lake luxury cabin experience.

Contact us at Mountain Vista cabin in Broken Bow, OK if we can help plan your next trip to beautiful Southeastern Oklahoma. There is a reason why 2-million tourists visit our area annually. Come see for yourself!

By Jerry Isbell

2014-07-14T21:36:04+00:00July 14th, 2014|Okahoma Outdoors, outdoors, real estate marketing|

Beavers Bend Cabins September Promo

Beavers Bend Cabins September Promo

Take advantage of our Beavers Bend Cabins September promo by reserving your Broken Bow Lake cabin getaway soon! For a limited time, we’re accepting reservations at $100/night off during Sunday’s-Thursday’s.

As back to school forces families with children to curtail their vacation getaways during weekdays, this provides you with a great opportunity to experience one of Oklahoma’s most popular luxury cabins, our Mountain Vista

Mountain Vista cabin in Broken Bow, OK has been featured in numerous media markets and showcased in Oklahoma’s Centennial Celebration book “Treasures of Oklahoma.” Our luxury cabin has also been lauded as “A Place To Stay” by TravelOK.

Make your fall reservations to Beavers Bend State Park soon. Weekends are always in high demand, and we have loyal guests who visit Mountain Vista up to five times per year!

We provide free S’mores Kits and Starbucks coffee along with gourmet teas. Others tell you to “Bring your S’mores…,” we give them to you as our gift…plus a few extras. Our views will take your breath away. They continue to capture our hearts each time we visit our vacation home.

We love providing our great guests with an outstanding luxury experience while visiting Beavers Bend State Park and Broken Bow Lake. There are many fantastic cabins in our area. As owners, we’re fanatically “hands-on” and have a tremendous staff assisting us. We have amazing views, seclusion and a tremendous staff that go the extra-mlle to ensure you have a memorable  experience in the Kiamichi Mountains.

Unlike others, we don’t charge loan shark type fees for firewood (It’s free), insurance (no charge), cleaning fees (never charge extra) unless you leave the cabin in a mess, and none have done that yet! We’re grateful that our guests take care of our home while visiting.

Mountain Vista is our vacation home, not simply a rental cabin…There’s a huge difference.

Thanks for reading as I enjoy this Saturday with my laptop and golf on television!

By Jerry Isbell

2014-07-12T21:57:24+00:00July 12th, 2014|luxury cabins, outdoors, travel blogs|

Beavers Bend Cabin Management

Beavers Bend Cabin Management

Are you searching for a Beavers Bend cabin management company to market and oversee your luxury property in Broken Bow?

The cabin management game in Beavers Bend State Park is booming for some companies, and often at the expense of luxury cabin owners.  Fees, fees and more fees…if you’re a cabin owner near Broken Bow Lake, you know what I mean. Don’t get eaten by buzzards!

Some cabin management companies are charging owners 40% of the nightly rate, plus additional fees for advertising. It’s ridiculous. Many Beavers Bend cabin management companies are even gouging owners with charges for placing photos on their website.

Here’s a few things you should consider before hiring a Beavers Bend cabin management company.

  1. Make sure your cabin management leader conducts site visits and doesn’t just leave this to the cleaning crews. Many of these companies manage 30-50 cabins. Some cabin company leaders go a year or more without stepping into a cabin they manage. 
  2. Verify that your cabin management leader is not involved in so many other businesses that the promotion of your cabin suffers.
  3. Evaluate the marketing of your cabin management leader. Is their website outdated and plastered with low-res, cheap looking pictures? Do they use professionally produced video or are they featuring low-budget media?
  4. What media technologies are they utilizing that is unique to the Beavers Bend State Park and Broken Bow Lake market?
  5. Does your Beavers Bend cabin management company communicate with you or simply send out a “fluffy email” every now and then?
  6. Do they provide “extra” amenities for your guests?
  7. Do you really want to be one of 50 cabins on a website? How can they sell yours along with all the others?

Owning a luxury cabin near Broken Bow Lake can be rewarding and profitable. It’s also very expensive if done correctly. Ideally, you should have a media team that can market the unique qualities of your property. With decades of media and marketing experience, we can help.

Tour our website and app. Our cutting-edge technologies, professionally produced videos and Beavers Bend’s only mobile app enables us to reach thousands each month.

Contact us at 405-535-8055 if we can take your luxury Broken Bow Lake cabin marketing to an entirely new level.

By Jerry Isbell

2019-07-05T17:10:31+00:00July 9th, 2014|Marketing, Media, Oklahoma Cabins|

July 4th Beavers Bend Cabin Openings

July 4th Beavers Bend Cabin Openinigs

July 4th Beavers Bend cabin openings are difficult to find this close to the holiday.

We recommend Broken Bow Lake cabin visitors begin booking their holiday dates for the year in January. July 4th Beavers Bend cabin openings are extremely popular, but there are a few things you can do to enhance your chances of landing a luxury cabin in Beavers Bend, even this late.

1. Contact Beavers Bend cabin companies and get on a waiting list. All reputable luxury cabin companies should have a waiting list.

2. Keep checking availability calendars. There are over a thousand reservations for Broken Bow Lake cabins this weekend…there will be cancelations somewhere. It takes a little work, but many luxury cabin companies keep their calendars updated in real-time. Keep popping on websites and hopefully you will get lucky and land a cabin at the last-minute.

3. Consider staying at a cabin north of Beavers Bend State Park and Broken Bow Lake. Smithville and Battiest have cabins for rent near the Glover River. You will be only 30 minutes away from Broken Bow Lake and Beavers Bend.

The area north of the lake and state park are beautiful near Smithville and Battiest. If you are searching for July 4th Beavers Bend cabin openings and really want to stay in our area, this is a nice alternative.

Our next opening at Mountain Vista is July 6-10 and we have no weekends available until late August.

Are you in Instagram? We post beautiful pics of Broken Bow Lake and Beavers Bend State Park, as well as other odds and ends. Follow us!

We invite you to visit Mountain Vista soon and experience our magnificent 20-mile views. We continue to feature our highly popular S’mores Kits, and always try to  enhance our guests’ experience by offering extras such as gourmet coffee and tea.

Have a fantastic July 4th and please take a moment to remember why we celebrate this wonderful holiday.

Thanks for reading!

By Jerry Isbell

2023-03-02T20:39:51+00:00July 1st, 2014|July 4th, luxury cabins, nature, outdoors, real estate marketing|
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