Black Mesa State Park

Black Mesa State Park
Location: western tip of Oklahoma panhandle
Length of visit: 4 hours to overnight
Major draws: Nice campground, scenic views, highest point in Oklahoma
Strenuosity: 4 out of 10
Cost/Fees: Free day use and camping is only $12 per tent
Additional considerations: Pop-up thunderstorms in summer
Description: The 4,973 foot top of Oklahoma is accessible via an 8.4-mile trail with most of its 600-foot elevation gain taking place in less than one mile. Within the only county in the U.S. that can boast it touches four states (Colorado, New Mexico, Texas, and Kansas).