Dinosaur quarry 20 7 5 km. The last mile on the mesa top is very exposed to wind bad weather and lightning so watch the weather and do this in the cooler months or start at dawn in the summer.
The summit and trail are located in the black mesa nature preserve.
Black mesa summit trail. Black mesa summit trail 48 0 min. This trail will take you all the way to the top of black mesa where you can stand at the highest point in oklahoma 4 973 feet above sea level. Add to trip open trip planner view black mesa nature preserve map.
Add to trip open trip planner a special thanks to our advertisers. Black mesa is a 8 5 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near kenton oklahoma that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. I did not realize that you hiked over 2 5 miles before turning toward the mesa and gaining altitude so i got a little irritated.
Points of interest landmarks. There are b b s nearby to use for an early start. Time of year.
A hike to the top of black mesa is on the list of all folks trying to hit all 50 state high points and this may be one of the easier climbs with fantastic views. Black mesa summit trail kenton. It is a little over 8 miles rt on a decent trail to the granite obelisk on top.
The summit itself is a small bastion of black mesa state park. I wanted to get to the top and the trail. Black mesa summit trail address.
Hiked black mesa summit with my dog on an upper 70 s afternoon in october. In this area you ll find a combination of shortgrass. Santa fe trail 4 0 min.
This trail will take you all the way to the top of black mesa where you can stand at the highest point in oklahoma 4 973 feet above sea level. At 8 4 miles out and back this is an intermediate to expert level trail with distinct elevation changes. For a rewarding hiking experience look no further than the black mesa summit trail.
Deals coupons state maps group. At 8 4 miles out and back this is an intermediate to expert level trail with distinct elevation changes. Stay close to the trailhead at black mesa b b have the 6 am breakfast and start hiking.
Currently there are no access restrictions on the trail leading up to the summit. County rd 325 kenton ok 73946. See 47 reviews articles and 59 photos of black mesa summit trail ranked no 1 on tripadvisor among 4 attractions in kenton.
62 reviews 9 q a. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash. The trail is primarily used for hiking nature trips and bird watching and is accessible year round.
The vast majority of this park is located several miles south. We consumed 6 bottles of water. For a rewarding hiking experience look no further than the black mesa summit trail.