The Park located on Riverbend Road is open to all residents of Oxbow, Hickson and Bakke and is maintained by the Park Board. It includes a basketball court, playground area, picnic structure with tables and a warming house. The Park Board also maintains the baseball field in Hickson for the use of all.
The park can be reserved for an event or picnic tables can be used for local events outside the park as long as they are checked out. Either of these options are free to Oxbow residents
The City of Oxbow is located in Cass County approximately 15 miles south of Fargo on the banks of the Red River.
The population for Oxbow is 305 (Bureau of the Census, 2010) This is a 23% increase from the City's population in 2000.
Oxbow is located in the Kindred school district. The Kindred school district serves the communities of Davenport, Hickson, Kindred, Leonard, Oxbow and Walcott. The school district has approximately 658 students in grades K-12. The average number of students per grade is 51. The smaller class sizes and modern facilities are an asset to the community and to the citizens of Oxbow.
Oxbow is served by the Horace/Hickson Fire Department and is in the fire district call Horace F/P District the closest fire station is Horace Fire Station #2 located at 15 2nd Street, Hickson, ND, which is within 1 mile of Oxbow.
Oxbow Country Club (OCC) is the center of the city and home to private, championship 18-hole golf course, practice facility and pool. The golf course is the primary activity for many; however, OCC offers a beautiful pool, baby pool, golf practice facility, high quality dining, and many social functions through the year.