Forest Heritage Center

Forest Heritage Center
Beavers Bend State Park
Broken Bow
,
OK
74728
Phone: 580-494-6497
Fax: 580-494-6689

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 Visitors to the Forest Heritage Center will discover unique wood art, historical documents, antique forestry tools, homestead memorabilia and a research library filled with books, periodicals and other materials pertaining to forestry.

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Amenities
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
Hours
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
Directions
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.