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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.

County Rd D1340, Poteau, OK
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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World's Highest Hill

It's a steep, curvy, and rough drive up to the top of the World's Highest Hill, but worth the awesome view on a clear day. You can see for miles. There is a newer sign atop the hill and a viewing platform has been added. The drive up will take longer than you expect, so be patient!

[Dennis, 12/06/2016]

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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