When Horace Greeley penned his famous, "Go west young man," it is unclear to which part of the west he was referring.
If he had traveled the Santa Fe Trail and taken the Cimarron Cut-Off, it is certain he was awed by the same sights that await you.
Rising above the horizon, the Black Mesa stands majestically as the highest point in Oklahoma. With an elevation of 4,973', at the high point monument lures hikers from all over the world.
Days of adventure are capped off with spectacular sunsets
and enjoyable conversation at Black Mesa Bed & Breakfast.
Visitors to the northwest corner of the Oklahoma panhandle can spend days exploring the rugged hillsides and evenings in the comfort of a home away from home. Located two mile north of Kenton, near the base of magnificent Black Mesa, this 1910 native rock ranch house boast the best in the country hospitality.
The Roberts Ranch, a working cattle ranch, originates at the eastern point of Black Mesa and spreads to the south and east along the Cimarron River (Directions). Monty Joe and Vicki Roberts serve as your host. Accommodations include a ground level double occupancy room, a second story suite that sleeps 8, a bunkhouse with two separate rooms that sleep 4 each, and an upper room that may sleep 2, and the new Sunrise Cabin that can sleep 4; making Black Mesa Bed & Breakfast an ideal headquarters for small groups. Children are welcome.
Whatever your interest; hiking, rock hounding, history,
fishing, hunting, birding, astronomy or just the desire to escape from your daily routine,
the Black Mesa area will surpass all your expectations. Often referred to as,
"OKLAHOMA'S BEST KEPT SECRET ," the Dry Cimarron Valley is one of the most
unique areas in the world.
These are some of the sights and destinations around the area:
These are the accommodations you may choose from:
Book a night or a week! Quickly!
Please call for reservations.
|The Main House Living Room (for sittin' a spell)
|The Main House Upstairs Family Suite
|Bunkhouse Room 1
|Bunkhouse Room 2
|The Upper Room
|The Upper Room Interior
The Sunrise Cabin* East Porch
The Sunrise Cabin* Inside
The Sunrise Cabin* Inside
Rates: Single Single
$83.00/night + tax Couples
$122.00/night + tax Children
+$15.00/night Children 16+ $25.00/night
(Children under 6 are Free), Dogs +$30 one time charge
Group Rates Available (New Prices as of August 1, 2023)
All nights include country breakfast.
Major Credit Cards Accepted
No Smoking Please
How to Find Us
BLACK MESA B&B
P.O. Box 81
Kenton, OK 73946
|And see the Map Gallery Below
Black Mesa Summit Trail Map (click for PDF)
Black Mesa Summit Trail and Nearby Points of Interest (click for PDF)
|Need a shortcut to Colorado??
Try Colorado Road 8 and one of these
|Drive time to Denver is only five hours!
Black and White Version
Links to Local Information:
The Oklahoma Wildlife & Prairie Heritage Alliance
The Great Plains Trail Website
Kenton Oklahoma on Wikipedia
Black Mesa State Park and Nature Preserve
Oklahoma Travel Website
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This Page Last Updated : August 22, 2023
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