Forest Heritage Center

Forest Heritage Center Beavers Bend State Park
Broken Bow, OK 74728

Phone: 580-494-6497
Fax: 580-494-6689
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The Forest Heritage Center in Beavers Bend State Park, now known as "The Wood Art Capital of Oklahoma," is a museum-in-the-round and features unique displays and large dioramas painted by Smokey Bear artist, Harry Rossoll.  These dioramas tell the story of prehistoric forests, Caddo Indians, paper-making in the South, 1940s lumbering and forest appreciation.  Each diorama is accompanied by a taped narration.  Visitors to the Forest Heritage Center will discover unique wood art, historical documents, antique forestry tools, homestead memorabilia and a research library ...

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  • Facility Amenities: ADA Compliant, Credit Cards Accepted, Gift Shop, Handicapped Parking, Meeting Space Available

  • General Information: Free admission

  • Group Amenities: Accommodates Tour Groups, Bus/Motorcoach Parking, Tour Group Welcome Reception

  • Tour Information: Customized tours, Group Tours, Guided Tours, Self-guided tours

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Sunday

8:00 am

5:00 pm

Monday

8:00 am

5:00 pm

Tuesday

8:00 am

5:00 pm

Wednesday

8:00 am

5:00 pm

Thursday

8:00 am

5:00 pm

Friday

8:00 am

5:00 pm

Saturday

8:00 am

5:00 pm

Take Hwy 259 north of Broken Bow for approx 7 miles, then turn into Beavers Bend State Park entrance on Hwy 259A and go 4 miles to museum.




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From owner on 02/04/10

Thank you for visiting our site! We hope to see you swing in to our fabulous Forestry Museum and Gift Shop!


 
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