Oklahoma High Point (Black Mesa)
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member madmallard
N 36° 55.920 W 102° 59.866
13S E 678319 N 4089201
Quick Description: Though it is not the highest point of the mesa itself, this spot on Black Mesa is the highest point in the State of Oklahoma.
Location: Oklahoma, United States
Date Posted: 3/22/2011 8:43:54 PM
Waymark Code: WMB1AW
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member briansnat
Views: 14

Long Description:
At 4973 feet, this point on Black Mesa is the highest point in the State of Oklahoma. The high point was found by a survey completed by the Oklahoma Highway Department, that was ordered by Governor Johnston Murray.

The highest point on Black Mesa is actually over 5700 feet above sea level. Heading west along the mesa from Oklahoma, the structure extends another 45 miles through New Mexico and into Colorado, where its true summit lies.

The high point is adorned with a nine foot tall granite obelisk. The obelisk is made of native Indian Head Granite that was quarried and cut in Granite, OK.

There is no monetary fee to access the high point, only the energy needed to complete the hike in.
State/Province/County/Territory etc.: Oklahoma

Elevation: 4973

Elevation Measurement: Feet

Access: Hiking Trail/Foot Path

Fee: No

Related URL (If available): [Web Link]

If Yes How Much?: Not Listed

Visit Instructions:
To log a high point, post a photo of you and your GPS, or just your GPS at the high point. If there is a sign noting that it is a high point, be sure to include that in the photo.

Search for...
Geocaching.com Google Map
Google Maps
Bing Maps
Nearest Waymarks
Nearest Geographic High Points
Nearest Geocaches
Nearest Benchmarks
Create a scavenger hunt using this waymark as the center point
Recent Visits/Logs:
Date Logged Log User Rating  
Jffok visited Oklahoma High Point (Black Mesa) 10/7/2014 Jffok visited it
kiecker visited Oklahoma High Point (Black Mesa) 8/8/2014 kiecker visited it
12IrishGlaciers visited Oklahoma High Point (Black Mesa) 5/13/2014 12IrishGlaciers visited it
NewEnglandHiker visited Oklahoma High Point (Black Mesa) 9/21/2002 NewEnglandHiker visited it
LadyParabellum visited Oklahoma High Point (Black Mesa) 9/14/2002 LadyParabellum visited it

View all visits/logs