Fall is arguably the most beautiful time of the year at Beavers Bend State Park.
Beavers Bend Fall Cabin Tips
Get a cabin with outstanding views: They’re often difficult to find, but relaxing on a cabin deck with a nice bottle of wine is the perfect way to end a day near Broken Bow Lake.
Arrive on a Sunday-Monday: It’s less crowded and many times you can virtually have the area to yourself. Often cabins will have good deals on weekdays.
Don’t pay for firewood: It’s inexpensive for us to provide firewood to guests at Mountain Vista. Many cabins charge over $100 for add-on fees like firewood and s’mores. Don’t do it.
Wear bright colors when hiking in deer season: Be cognizant of the hunting season when jaunting through the woods.
Take The Talimena Scenic Drive:This is a must every October-November.
Play Cedar Creek Golf Course: Tourists love the course and can’t believe how beautiful and inexpensive it is.
Book A Fishing Guide:Bryce Archey is our “Go To Guide” on Broken Bow Lake. Autumn is one of the best times of the year for area angling. Bryce and I often have “Fish & Stay” Packages in conjunction with Mountain Vista Cabin.
OKC To Beavers Bend Driving Tip
If you’re making the trip to Beavers Bend from Oklahoma City, head to Sallisaw then down 259 and enjoy the Talimena Drive. It’s well worth it during the fall.
You can reserve our three-king bedroom luxury cabin at BeaversBendVacations.com. Mountain Vista features acres of seclusion and stunning 50-mile views from the deck.
Jerry Isbell, a graduate of the University of Oklahoma, has a diverse background in corporate, entrepreneurial and international sales, marketing, philanthropy and media ventures. In 2021, he co-authored the book "Explosion of Prosperity-A History of Broken Bow Lake, Beavers Bend State Park and Hochatown" with Oklahoma Hall of Fame member and famed author/attorney, Bob Burke.
Isbell began his career in media and marketing at KGOU Radio, KTVY Television and Remington Park Racetrack in Oklahoma City. Isbell also worked at a network affiliate in Minneapolis, MN. He has consulted internationally on sales, marketing and media projects.
Isbell was chosen as Oklahoma’s first field representative for Xerox Corporation's authorized agency program in the early 1990's. He later enjoyed success at Curtis 1000, an international print communications company, and was named “Great Plains Sales Representative of the Year” in 1994 and 1995.
In the late 1990's Isbell worked in management at Commercial Financial Services. He led a department of over 50 employees and was responsible for millions of dollars in monthly revenue. Isbell returned to Xerox in 1999 and won numerous Par Club awards while simultaneously completing the Xerox Management Program and earning certifications in Lean Six Sigma. He directed new business development territories that produced multi-million dollar annual sales in public, corporate and graphic arts sectors. He is a consultant for the Xerox Agent organization covering Oklahoma.
He has traveled the United States and Europe on projects involving marketing, sales, media, social media, including a project to begin an English speaking television channel in Paris, France.
Isbell founded BeaversBendVacations.com, a popular luxury resort in the mountains of southeastern Oklahoma. This creation was featured in the Sooner State’s centennial celebration book, Treasures of Oklahoma.
He is on the global board of directors of the Limbs for Life Foundation (limbsforlife.org) and has traveled internationally to promote their expansion and branding.
Isbell has been involved in American Kennel Club dog shows with his nationally ranked Brussels Griffon and boxers for many years. He resides in Norman, OK with his wife Sherri, a senior administrator at the University of Oklahoma. Sherri was named the International Publishing and Management Association’s National Contributor of the Year in 2013 and she has served as their President.