Poteau, OK 74953
Cavanal Hill is boasted as the world's highest hill at 1,999 ft above the surrounding terrain. Cavanal Hill derives its name from the French word meaning "cave," and was a famous landmark for the French and American Indians over 150 years ago. Thomas Nuttal of Boston first became interested in this "mountain" in 1819 and spent time here studying plant life and talking to the American Indians and French trappers about the hill and all its natural wonders. He noted that the local Indians claimed to hear "rumbling noises from deep within the caves."
Today, Cavanal Hill is the site ...
General Information: Free admission
Suitable for Ages: Adults (18+), Children (up to 12), Teens (13-18)
Daylight to dusk
Take I-40, exit S on Hwy 59 to Poteau. Located 10 miles W on Witteville Rd.
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