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Stellar Views for the 2024 Eclipse

Updated: Aug 5, 2023

Of all astronomical marvels, few occurrences captivate humanity's imagination like a solar eclipse. An event where the moon aligns perfectly with the sun, casting a shadow on the Earth's surface and evoking awe and wonder. In 2024, the Great North American Eclipse is set to grace the skies, and the path of totality will bless McCurtain County, Oklahoma - a place where nature's beauty and luxury converge. Nestled atop Cordillera Mountain, with enchanting views of Hochatown/Broken Bow wilderness, S’mores Sunrise Lakeview Lodge promises an unforgettable experience for those seeking to witness the Stellar Views for the 2024 Eclipse in all its splendor.


S'mores Sunrise Lakeview Lodge at the top of Cordillera Mountain in Broken Bow with beautiful panoramic views of mountains, lush forestry, Broken Bow Lake and Lower Mountain Fork River
S'mores Sunrise Lakeview Lodge

S'mores Sunrise Lakeview Lodge at the top of Cordillera Mountain in Broken Bow with beautiful panoramic views of mountains, lush forestry, Broken Bow Lake and Lower Mountain Fork River
Broken Bow Lake from Cordillera Mountain

A solar eclipse occurs when the moon comes between the sun and the Earth, obscuring the sun's light for a brief period. The Solar Eclipse of 2024 is anticipated to be a total solar eclipse, where the sun is entirely covered by the moon, leading to a surreal darkness as daytime turns into night. Such events are rare, and their appearance is a breathtaking occurrence for those fortunate enough to be within the narrow path of totality.



Map of Path of Totality for The Great North American Eclipse of 2024
Map of Path of Totality for The Great North American Eclipse of 2024

The Path of Totality on April 8, 2024, will grace McCurtain County, Oklahoma, transforming the area into a celestial amphitheater. Spectators within this path will witness the sun's corona, a shimmering halo of plasma, shining brilliantly against the darkened sky. As the moon's shadow traverses the landscape, an ethereal beauty will envelop the region, creating a once-in-a-lifetime experience.


Mountain views from the deck of S'mores Sunrise Lakeview Lodge
Mountain views from the deck of S'mores Sunrise Lakeview Lodge

Offering captivating views of the Broken Bow Lake, and within walking distance of the Lower Mountain Fork River – S’mores Sunrise Lakeview Lodge provides an ideal vantage point to witness the eclipse as it unfolds. With top-notch amenities and comfort at its core, guests can immerse themselves in elegance while simultaneously connecting with the natural world.


Hochatown/Broken Bow is a place of enchantment, where thick forests, crystalline lakes, and cascading rivers create a dreamlike landscape. Visitors to S’mores Sunrise Lakeview Lodge will have the opportunity to explore the breathtaking beauty of this region through various outdoor activities, such as hiking through Beavers Bend State Park, kayaking on Mountain Fork River, or simply basking in the tranquility of the surrounding wilderness.


As the solar eclipse approaches, nature itself responds to the celestial event. Birds might go silent, and wildlife may behave unusually, sensing the impending darkness. With the grandeur of the eclipse unfolding above, it's a reminder of the cosmic interconnectedness of all things. Witnessing the eclipse amidst the embrace of nature creates an experience unlike any other.


Tips for Eclipse Observers:

  1. Safety first: It is crucial to protect your eyes during a solar eclipse. Use approved solar filters or solar viewing glasses to view the event safely.

  2. Prepare for the unexpected: Weather conditions can be unpredictable, so be ready for any changes. Pack essentials like sunscreen, water, and appropriate clothing.

  3. Capture the moment: Bring binoculars or telescopes equipped with solar filters to get a closer look at the eclipse and capture stunning photographs of this rare event.


The Solar Eclipse of 2024 is an astronomical event that beckons sky-gazers and adventure-seekers alike. Witnessing the Great North American Eclipse from S'mores Sunrise Lakeview Lodge, located on the path of totality in McCurtain County, Oklahoma, is a unique opportunity to experience the awe-inspiring universal event. Combining this extraordinary event with a Broken Bow luxury cabin stay at S’mores Sunrise Lakeview Lodge offers an unparalleled getaway experience with the natural splendors of Hochatown/Broken Bow. Mark your calendars experience this once in a lifetime event on April 8, 2024. It's a journey that will leave lasting memories.




About S’mores Luxury Cabins


With S’mores Luxury Cabins we pride ourselves in providing the ultimate in luxury travel, convenience and superior customer service for our guests. We’ve decorated our cabins with love and provided all the amenities that we would want when traveling and hope our guests will thoroughly enjoy the experience. It is our goal to ensure our guests have a wonderful and memorable stay where you can just rest, relax, rejuvenate and reconnect with family. Mark and Shannon Swenson live in McKinney, Tx with their three children Ellie, Aston and Levi. Mark and Shannon self-manage their cabins to ensure the personal touch with guests and make sure to provide the experience guest deserve when taking time for travel with family or friends. Mark & Shannon are passionate about Hochatown and supporting the local community and growth.


If you’re planning to travel to this #1 Travel Destination in the US, S’mores Luxury Cabins is at your service. Our cabins are peaceful, well designed, have every convenience and most importantly, they are near to all the prominent points of interest and very central in town to the activities and restaurants. Make new memories and experience all that Broken Bow has to offer!


S’mores Lakeview has spectacular views of Broken Bow Lake: Sleeps 30


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