Poteau, Oklahoma: Monument Atop the World's Highest Hill

You may never climb the world's highest mountain, but you can DRIVE to the top of "The World's Highest Hill" -- 1,999 feet, only one foot shy of a mountain -- and pose for a picture with the monument there.
Address:
County Rd D1340, Poteau, OK
Directions:
West of town and US Hwy 271 via Witteville Dr which becomes Haskins Canyon Ridge Rd, then left on County Rd D1340.
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Cavanal sign. Monument Atop the World's Highest Hill

Nice picnic area. Beautiful drive. Would have been a nice view if it wasn't so cloudy.

[Nancy, 04/15/2014]

Weather can be quite unpredictable at 1,999 feet. You may find the picnic tables clammy with humidity or baking in a sun unshielded by normal sea level atmosphere. Some travelers have been known to acclimate en route at the 500 ft. level, while buying gas and snacks.

Cavanal - World's Highest Hill marker. World's Highest Hill

There is a monument that is placed at the top of Cavanal. The view from the World's Highest Hill of the Poteau River Valley is so beautiful! A great place to bring your family.

[Kale Kemp, 04/05/2010]
World's highest hill. World's Highest Hill

My hometown's claim to fame is Cavanal Hill! It is Officially "The World's Highest Hill." At 1,999 feet, it is only one foot from being a Mountain!

There is a Rock Marker at the top of the hill.

[Kale Kemp, 03/30/2010]

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