The Incredible Oklahoma Hiking Trail That Takes You Past Ancient Lava Flow
You’ll feel like you’re on top of the world on Black Mesa, the highest point in Oklahoma. This spot stands at an elevation of 4,973 feet above sea level, and it also boasts some interesting geography. Did you know that three to five million years ago, a volcanic eruption created this mesa? You can take a hike to see some incredible views, and see the lava flow close-up.
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Writer, editor and researcher with a passion for exploring new places. Catherine loves local bookstores, independent films, and spending time with her family, including Gus the golden retriever, who is a very good boy.
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