Wister, OK 74966
The Poteau River in LeFlore County is the home for Lake Wister, nestled in a ring of pine and oak covered mountains: the Sans Bois, Jackforks, Kiamichis and Ouachitas. Two major rivers, the Fourche Maline and Poteau, and a half dozen or more mountain streams feed into the lake. One interesting fact about the Poteau River is that it is the only river in Oklahoma that flows north. The area around the lake supports numerous dogwood trees as well as redbud, wild cherry, northern spruce and Ponderosa pine.
East of the lake is a popular tourist attraction, the Heavener Runestone, which ...
Highway Corridors (within 5 mi.): US-270