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Black Mesa State Park

County Road 325, Kenton, OK 73946
+1 580-426-2222
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Neat state park, but it does NOT include the highest point in OK

Strangely enough, Black Mesa itself is not within Black Mesa State Park. The state park is nice... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tulsa, Oklahoma
A hike in another world

Very interesting geography! This is a great 8.4 mile hike for the casual hiker. Only about 2 miles... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2017
Bevan S
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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The Black mesa area is transitional land between the prairies and the Rocky Mountains.
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County Road 325, Kenton, OK 73946
+1 580-426-2222
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Strangely enough, Black Mesa itself is not within Black Mesa State Park. The state park is nice enough and has some fairly short but pretty hiking trails, a small lake and some campgrounds. I often see deer and pronghorn antelopes in the park. But if...More

Thank SGHTulsa
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Very interesting geography! This is a great 8.4 mile hike for the casual hiker. Only about 2 miles are fairly steep. Perspective on scenery changes on way up and down. Spend some time on top going to the edge to capture the view to the...More

Thank Bevan S
Reviewed 2 June 2017

We first visited Black Mesa State Park. The Mesa Peak is not located in the park. The park is very clean and well kept, camping sites looked very nice. However, we were headed for the peak which is further down the road. Excellent experience, not...More

2  Thank Deerokc
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

What a lovely surprise this Park was, beautifully green, shady trees and grass, in a well-run, well maintained, clean, neat park with wonderful hiking trails. We loved it!

2  Thank Lynne B
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Besides it being a long never ending drive to the panhandle. My husband and I were pleased with our camping adventure in the black mesa state park. There are a couple of hiking trails in the park that are great for beginners. The facilities in...More

3  Thank CCourteau
Reviewed 5 April 2017

The park was very clean and well kept. We visited in March, so I'm not sure how well it's kept up in the Summer months when things are probably busier. They had very nice looking campsites. There were several campers and tents set up. There...More

5  Thank Karla R
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Decided to go as it was on our way back home on a roadtrip, just to bag another high point. We didn't have great expectations but it ended up being one of our favorite hikes and it wasn't very challenging either. Would love to hike...More

2  Thank Clay_n_Mia
Reviewed 19 September 2016

A group of friends and I decided to end the summer camping season with a bang and venture out to the highest point in the state. We planned months out to visit Black Mesa and spend a few days hiking and exploring the area. This...More

10  Thank Zach E
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Very nice and very surprised how much wildlife we saw! Beavers, large variety of birds, pronghorns, etc. Very nice camp spots near Lake Etling. Very well kept, clean state park! Even has a small section of petrified wood. Went in September and very pleasant temperatures....More

2  Thank ag2486
Reviewed 11 September 2016

very pretty area,great views. Very nice day there. Bird watching was great. Nice clean park well kept.

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18 July 2017|
Response from SGHTulsa | Reviewed this property |
Really hard to predict the weather in Oklahoma, especially that time of year. Could be in the 70s or snowing. Most likely 40s or 50s. Should be great! But it could be really windy, so be prepared! As long as it's not... More