Stevens Gap Area

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4350 S Hwy 259A
Broken Bow, OK 74728

Nestled on the western side of Broken Bow Lake, the Stevens Gap Area of Beavers Bend State Park beckons as an irresistible haven, an essential pilgrimage for devotees of nature’s grand tapestry. Enthusiasts and swimming aficionados alike. With its idyllic location, abundant shade from the surrounding trees, and recreational amenities, this area offers a perfect retreat for those seeking a refreshing swimming experience.

As you arrive at the Stevens Gap Area, you’ll be greeted by the breathtaking beauty of Broken Bow Lake. This picturesque lake, situated just off Highway 259, is the backdrop for an unforgettable day of swimming and outdoor adventure. The Stevens Gap Area is designed to provide visitors with various amenities, ensuring a delightful and comfortable experience.

One of the highlights of the Stevens Gap Area is the scenic swim beach, an ideal spot for cooling off and enjoying the sparkling waters of Broken Bow Lake. The swim beach offers a serene atmosphere, with picnic tables to relax and savor a lakeside picnic. As you bask in the warm sun, take in the captivating views of the surrounding nature, and feel the cares of everyday life melt away.

The Stevens Gap Area has tent and RV camping options if you plan a camping trip. The heavily treed campgrounds provide ample shade, offering a respite from the sun’s rays during the day and creating a cozy nighttime atmosphere. Set up camp under the canopy of trees, immerse yourself in the tranquil surroundings, and allow the harmonies of the natural world to serenade you into a peaceful slumber, gently cradled by the lullaby of the wilderness.

While swimming is the main attraction at Stevens Gap, it’s essential to exercise caution, especially if you have children. The water can be profound, so it’s advisable to ensure children wear life jackets and are always supervised. Additionally, it’s recommended to stay near the shore, as large boats frequent the lake. By practicing water safety measures, you can fully enjoy the swimming experience while prioritizing the well-being of your loved ones.

Beyond swimming, the Stevens Gap Area offers easy access to the marina and boat ramps, allowing you to embark on exciting lake adventures. If you’re a water enthusiast, rent a canoe or kayak and explore the tranquil waters at your own pace. For those who relish a languid and unhurried escapade, catering to the desires of quiet indulgence, consider fly fishing or simply basking in the serenity of the lake’s surroundings.

Should you venture further, a short distance south of the Stevens Gap Area lies the central area of Beavers Bend State Park? You’ll find various additional activities and attractions to enhance your visit here. Enjoy horseback riding, take a scenic train ride, or indulge in the thrill of fly fishing. Beavers Bend State Park offers something for everyone, ensuring a well-rounded and memorable outdoor experience.

Swimming at Stevens Gap Area is not just about dipping in the refreshing waters. It’s about immersing yourself in the natural beauty surrounding you, creating cherished memories with family and friends, and finding solace in the tranquility of the lake. So pack your swimsuit, grab the sunscreen, and head to Stevens Gap Area for an unforgettable swimming adventure in the heart of nature.

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