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Indian Nature Trail is a 2.4 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Broken Bow, Oklahoma that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 2.4 miles Elevation Gain: 524 feet Route Type: Out & Back

dogs on leash

kid friendly

camping

hiking

nature trips

walking

bird watching

lake

river

views

wildlife

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over grown
17 days ago

Hiked this with my 7 yr old and he did fine. Nice hike and decent view of the lake. Couldn’t go all the way to then end. Got to a point where large logs across trail and couldn’t really see where to go so turned back. This was about 1 mile in.

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rocky
1 month ago

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over grown
4 months ago

The trail is pretty overgrown for the last 1/4 of the hike. Still recommend it if you like more of an uphill lookout and easy downhill path. Nice view of the marina and lake. Easy access from the road and good parking.

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blowdown
5 months ago

Easy little short hike. Trail has a lot of down trees and needs some clean up. Easy for young kids. You can see the lake through the trees but no major look out points.

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over grown
6 months ago

Short but pretty good inclines. Goes adjacent to lake shore, but area is wooded (and well shaded). Trail is easy to follow.

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blowdown
over grown
10 months ago

First part of the trail was flat and open 1/4 in trees down and weed high small trail towards end with tall grass but a nice woods and shade trail with deer and big woodpeckers.

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10 months ago

Nice trail with decent inclines. Well marked however it was pretty overgrown. Still, would recommend.

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Sun Dec 16 2018

Moderate difficulty trail for not that much when it comes to views. Nice walk through the forest, but steep incline in and steep decline back out. We were there in December so the trees had thinned out enough to see parts of the lake but mostly you just see the marina. If you're going for a slightly strenuous walk in the woods, this trail is great. If you want views of the lake, pick another trail.

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Fri Aug 24 2018

Harder than Deer Crossing. Sign at spillway parking lot says Indian Nation Trail which is longer than this one.

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over grown
Mon Jul 09 2018

Needs to be remarked. Largely overgrown without food views of the marina.

Sat Oct 28 2017

Enjoyed the trail following the river, but would consider this moderate due to several steep sections.

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Sun Oct 22 2017

Awesome trail! Within about a quarter mile we jumped up two Doe that were bedded down. Later on we heard two beautiful Bald Eagles that we’re roosted in a tall pine tree! Such a great experience! It stormed last night so it was night and quiet and no one was on the trail with us! Definitely doing this trail again!

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Thu Aug 31 2017

Nice high trail along ridge of hills along the lake. Parking lot right before dam overlook. This trail was less buggy than our morning hike and had a lot of uphill sections from the start. Like another hiker posted, we'd mark it moderate rather than easy due to the stamina needed. Older hikers with bad knees would want a staff for leverage. Some sections were quite grassy and we ended up w a lot of chiggers on us and our dog. My husband picked up some ticks as well despite OFF spray. The trail goes on quite a bit farther than the ALLTrails map so when you reach the long descent ,after the flat wooded clearing, turn around unless you want more exercise (keep in mind you'll need to climb back up on the return) Also note that Beavers Lodge trail may be two sections. We did the trail that starts west of the parking lot next to spillway. However we noticed there is a one way trail on official park maps with same name that follows the river south below the spillway and ends at start of Skyline Trail. A map indicates there is trailhead parking at both ends of the southern Beavers Lodge.

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Tue Jul 04 2017

For me this was a good trail but I do not think it's difficulty should be called easy due to the amount of climbing terrain and the steepness of the terrain especially for a first time hiker.

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Sat Mar 09 2019

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Fri Dec 07 2018

recorded Beaver Lodge Nature Trail

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Tue Nov 06 2018

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