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Oklahoma whitewater, Glover River

McCurtain county, Rd 56000 Close to Octavia to Highway 3 at North Pole section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS II+     25 miles
  The average whitewater rafting or kayaking river tends to be a bit easier to master in this state than those in other states, so if you're not from around here don't forget that quite a few of the sections in this state are pretty easy. The Rd 56000 Close to Octavia to Highway 3 at North Pole stretch of Glover River in McCurtain County is 25 miles long and it is classified as a class II+ section by American Whitewater. The Rd 56000 Close
    to Octavia to Highway 3 at North Pole stretch is one of a few paddling stretches in this river system. The nearby hotels are a bit away from the river, but you'd better reserve in advance because these hotels fill up quick.
The beauty of the Ouachita Mountains is a great plus for this river. If you're a camper you can camp at one of the great campgrounds nearby. The starting point is not too far from Paris, if you're not familiar with the area there's a road map further down the page. The beautiful scenery of Oklahoma and the beautiful way the water current moves down the stream are reasons enough to come here and paddle. Since you're on this site you are probably  
into whitewater rafting or kayaking, either way there are lots of good places for that around here. If you have the time you can make this a two day trip, so pack your camp stove. Great exercise and a chance to spend some time outdoors are great reasons to come.

Briefly about the general area:
Hiking is a popular thing to do around Glover River; Little Horseshoe Trail is a pleasant local trail. The beauty of mother nature reveals herself at Burks Springs, and why not take a refreshing hike along the West Signal Trail. At this river you will always have a good time. Glover River is not far at all from Wright City, and Burks Hollow is in close proximity, and is a magnificent place.

Glover River, Rd 56000 Close to Octavia to Highway 3 at North Pole road map
Printable road map with the put-in and take-out locations clearly marked.

   

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OUTDOORS
These outdoors activities are available near Glover River.
 Whitewater Near Glover River:
Glover River, McCurtain County, 6 miles away
      Class II+ - 25 miles long (Rd 56000 Close to Octavia to Highway 3 at North Pole)
Rocky Creek, McCurtain County, 8 miles away
      Class III-IV - 3.5 miles long (Timber Road 74000 to West Fork Glover River)
Whitewater Outfitter - Beavers Bend River Floats, Mccurtain County, 15 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Outlaw Creek, McCurtain County, 15 miles away
      Class II-III - 1.25 miles long (Broken Bow spillway to Mountain Fork River)
Bok tu kolo Creek, McCurtain County, 16 miles away
      Class II-III - 9 miles long (Weyerhauser Road to Highway 259)
Little River, Leflore/ Pushmataha County, 18 miles away
      Class II - 40 miles long (Honobia to Cloudy Road)
Mountain Fork, McCurtain County, 21 miles away
      Class II+ - 3.2 miles long (Broken Bow dam to Highway 70)
Buffalo Creek, McCurtain County, 23 miles away
      Class II-III - 11 miles long (Weyerhauser Road 28000 to Broken Bow Lake)
Big Eagle Creek - Eagle Fork, Le Flore/ McCurtain County, 25 miles away
      Class II-III - 12.5 miles long (Highway 259 south of Cucumber Crk to Highway 259 Close to Smithville)
 Marinas Near Glover River:
Beavers Bend Resort Park, Broken Bow , 12 miles away
 Hotels Near Glover River:
Microtel Inn & Suites By Wyndham Broken Bow, Broken Bow , 17 miles away
Magnuson Hotel Idabel, Idabel , 17 miles away
Super 8 Idabel, Idabel , 20 miles away
Comfort Suites Idabel, Idabel , 20 miles away
Holiday Motel, Hugo , 40 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Glover River:
Secluded Acres RV Park, Hochatown, 12 miles away
Beavers Bend Resort Park, Broken Bow, 13 miles away
Lost Rapids, Rufe, 13 miles away
 Trails Near Glover River:
Little Horseshoe Trail, McCurtain , 9 miles away
West Signal Trail, Pushmataha , 11 miles away
Signal Mountain Trail, Pushmataha , 12 miles away
Billy Bell Trail, Pushmataha , 13 miles away
Dead End Trail, Pushmataha , 13 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Glover River:
Idabel Country Club, Idabel , 19 miles away
 Lakes Near Glover River
Broken Bow Lake, McCurtain , 17 miles away

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