Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Devil's Den Crater of Diamonds Region Northwest Southwest Central Lower Delta North Central Upper Delta Park Activity Mountain Biking Diamond Digging Hiking Trail Type Mountain Biking Backpacking Barrier Free (ADA) Day Hikes Wilderness Trail Difficulty Easy Moderate Strenuous Author Monika Rued Waymon Cox Matt Manos Meg Matthews Mystina Swaim Date Published September 2020 August 2020 July 2020 June 2020 May 2020 April 2020 March 2020 February 2020 January 2020 December 2019 November 2019 [X] October 2019 August 2019 July 2019 June 2019 May 2019 April 2019 March 2019 February 2019 January 2019 December 2018 November 2018 September 2018 June 2018 May 2018 March 2018 November 2017 October 2017 September 2017 August 2017 July 2017 June 2017 May 2017 February 2017 January 2017 December 2016 [X] November 2016 October 2016 September 2016 August 2016 July 2016 June 2016 May 2016 April 2016 March 2016 February 2016 VISITOR FINDS 3.29-CARAT DIAMOND AT CRATER OF DIAMONDS STATE PARK Oct 2019 ⁄ Waymon Cox After summer-like heat gave way to cooler temperatures this week, 65-year-old Pat Choate and her husband John made the two-hour drive from their home in Jacksonville, Arkansas to search for diamonds at Crater of Diamonds State Park in Murfreesboro. Originally from the Murfreesboro area, the couple has visited Arkansas’s diamond site numerous times over the years and have... New Excavation Project Ongoing at Crater of Diamonds Oct 2019 ⁄ Waymon Cox A lot has happened at Crater of Diamonds State Park in the past few days, as a new trenching plan seeks to expose unsearched diamond-bearing material and create new opportunities for diamond finds in the park’s 37.5-acre search area. 5 Fall Hiking Tips Nov 2016 ⁄ Matt Manos It is hiking season in Arkansas and that brings some unique and beautiful opportunities. The leaves are changing, along with the temperatures. These cooler days can make for some great fall hiking. Beyond Mountain Biking in NWA Nov 2016 ⁄ Monika Rued Northwest Arkansas has a lot to offer, from our mountain biking trails, excursions, parks, and conventions. Once you're done biking, stop in on one of our craft breweries or local restaurants. The Legacy of the CCC at Devil’s Den State Park Nov 2016 ⁄ Mystina Swaim If you visit Devil’s Den State Park and take a guided hike or self-guided hike of the CCC Interpretive Trail, it's like turning back time and experience the same park from the 1930's. Video Blog: Mountain Biking…Squirrel! Nov 2016 ⁄ Meg Matthews The popularity of mountain biking has exploded in Arkansas. With mild fall temperatures and beautiful autumn color, now is the time to get on your bike and ride. A Sacred Place – The Fossil Flats Mountain Bike Trail Nov 2016 Fossil Flats is a six mile trail tucked away in Devil's Den State Park that is home to the Arkansas Mountain Bike Championships and Ozark Mountain Bike Festival. Arkansas State Park IMBA World Summit Bookend Rides Nov 2016 ⁄ Monika Rued Arkansas State Parks has been involved in mountain biking since the 1980s and still have a variety of rides, competitions, trails and bike shops.