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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If you prefer to explore in your car rather than on foot, you’ll want to take this idyllic scenic drive that will completely relax you.