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Address: County Road 325, Kenton, OK 73946
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The Black mesa area is transitional land between the prairies and the Rocky...

The Black mesa area is transitional land between the prairies and the Rocky Mountains.

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Unexpected Surprise

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!

Reviewed 3 days ago
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW 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!

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Thank Lynne B
Oklahoma
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5 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 the park are well kept and they have several tent site (which are first come... More 

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Thank CCourteau
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11 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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 was also a group of boy scouts camping out. When I searched Pinterest I found... More 

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2 Thank Karla R
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16 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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 it again on another trip. We brought our 2 dogs with us and they had... More 

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2 Thank Clay_n_Mia
Norman, Oklahoma
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
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 review is specific to the state park, I've left a second review of the actual... More 

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9 Thank Zach E
Idaho
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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. Would definitely recommend for anyone passing through this area!

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2 Thank ag2486
New York
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311 reviews
30 attraction reviews
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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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Thank pcc10
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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432 reviews
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Reviewed 6 September 2016

The Black Mesa State Park is just a great place to go for wonderful views, the great outdoors and for hiking and camping. Just a wonderful place.

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1 Thank glhenry
Norman, Oklahoma
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24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

I have lived my whole life without seeing see the Black Mesa State Park, and finally made a point to stop by on our way to Colorado. Loved the countryside and isolation. You can't believe you are in Oklahoma!!!

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Thank Diane A
Olathe, Ks
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Black Mesa State Park is a beautiful area, but one thing mars it: the street lights in the camping area. This whole area of the Oklahoma panhandle offers one some of darkest star filled night skies in the country. It is a mecca for star gazers and astronomy enthusiasts from across the nation and world and hosts one of the... More 

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