Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Crater of Diamonds Conway Cemetery Region Southwest Central Lower Delta North Central Northwest Upper Delta Article: Park Activity Diamond Digging Article: Trail Type Article: Trail Difficulty Author Waymon Cox Meg Matthews Kelly Farrell Leita Spears Monika Rued Date Published November 2019 October 2019 [X] August 2019 July 2019 June 2019 [X] May 2019 April 2019 [X] March 2019 [X] February 2019 January 2019 December 2018 November 2018 September 2018 June 2018 May 2018 April 2018 March 2018 November 2017 October 2017 September 2017 August 2017 July 2017 June 2017 [X] May 2017 February 2017 January 2017 December 2016 November 2016 October 2016 September 2016 August 2016 July 2016 June 2016 May 2016 April 2016 March 2016 February 2016 Visitor Finds 3.72-Carat Yellow Diamond at Crater of Diamonds State Park Aug 01, 2019 ⁄ Waymon Cox Sometimes, a small change can change your life. On Friday, August 16, 27-year-old Miranda Hollingshead of Bogata Texas, visited Arkansas’s Crater of Diamonds State Park for the first time. But accordi... Summer in Full Swing at the Crater of Diamonds May 01, 2019 ⁄ Waymon Cox Greetings from Crater of Diamonds State Park! This past Memorial Day Weekend marked the beginning of summer hours and activities at the Crater of Diamonds. From now through August 10, the park’s diamo... A Successful Four Months of Diamond Finds May 01, 2019 ⁄ Waymon Cox Greetings from Crater of Diamonds State Park! So far, 2019 has been a productive year for finding diamonds in Arkansas. By the end of April, our park staff had registered 177 diamonds, compared to 139... Awesome Astronomy March 16 at Crater of Diamonds State Park Mar 01, 2019 ⁄ Waymon Cox Greetings from Crater of Diamonds State Park! On Saturday, March 16, 2019 at 8 p.m., all ages are invited to come to the campground amphitheater for an evening under the stars! Guest astronomer Rick F... Springtime Diamond Mining at Crater of Diamonds State Park Feb 01, 2019 ⁄ Waymon Cox Greetings from the Crater of Diamonds State Park! With freezing February temperatures, it’s hard to believe that spring is just over a month away. In the next few weeks, families from across the count... Caring for Conway Cemetery State Park May 01, 2017 ⁄ Leita Spears Cleaning gravestones is an important part of caring for the cemetery, and requires training to make sure it is done correctly. Save Save Save Save Save Arkansas State Parks Celebrate Kids to Parks Day on May 20 May 01, 2017 ⁄ Meg Matthews “Kids to Parks Day” is a nation-wide call for children to experience natural and heart-healthy activities at state parks. Video: Field Trip Grant Program May 01, 2017 ⁄ Meg Matthews Arkansas State Parks Field Trip Grant Program allows schools the opportunity to have students visit state parks during the school year. Teen Finds 7.44-Carat Diamond at Arkansas’s Crater of Diamonds State Park May 01, 2017 ⁄ Monika Rued An Arkansas teen found a 7.44-carat diamond at Crater of Diamond State Park after only searching for 30 minutes. It is the 7th-largest diamond found at the parks since 1972. What is a Park Interpreter? May 01, 2017 ⁄ Kelly Farrell On top of being guides and stewards of the parks, Park Interpreters identify plants and wildlife. They are biologists, geologists, botanists, historians, educators, and recreation specialists.