Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Petit Jean Ozark Folk Center Crowley's Ridge Historic Washington State Park Mount Magazine Devil's Den Lake Ouachita Cane Creek Daisy DeGray Hobbs State Park Conservation Area Jacksonport Lake Charles Lake Dardanelle Lake Fort Smith Lake Frierson Mississippi River Village Creek Withrow Springs Bull Shoals - White River Cossatot River Davidsonville Delta Heritage Trail Hampson Museum Lake Catherine Lake Chicot Lake Poinsett Moro Bay Mount Nebo Parkin Archeological Pinnacle Mountain Powhatan Courthouse Toltec Mounds Wooly Hollow [X] Crater of Diamonds [X] White Oak Lake Region Southwest Northwest Upper Delta Park Activity Diamond Digging Fishing Geocaching Hiking Kayaking / Canoeing Swimming Watchable Wildlife Trail Type Day Hikes Trail Difficulty Easy Moderate Author Waymon Cox Meg Matthews [X] Monika Rued [X] Arkansas State Parks Staff Date Published May 2018 June 2017 May 2017 October 2016 Six Hidden Gems of Arkansas State Parks May 2018 ⁄ Arkansas State Parks Staff Arkansas is lush with State Parks that people travel from all over to discover. But check out this list of parks that fly under the radar with hidden beauties and a secluded environment. Crater Diamond Find: 2.78-Carat Way Out Yonder Diamond Jun 2017 ⁄ Monika Rued A couple spotted a large brown gem at Crater Diamonds State Park that turned out to be a 2.78-carat diamond. 2.65-Carat Diamond Found at Crater of Diamonds State Park Jun 2017 ⁄ Monika Rued A 25 year old woman thought she had only picked up a piece of glass at Crater of Diamonds State park, but in reality, she found out she had discovered a 2.65-carat brown diamond. Teen Finds 7.44-Carat Diamond at Arkansas’s Crater of Diamonds State Park May 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. Visitor Finds 2.03-Carat Diamond at Crater of Diamonds State Park Oct 2016 ⁄ Monika Rued It took less than an hour for a family to discover a 2.03-carat white diamond on the side of a plowed furrow at Arkansas’s Crater of Diamonds State Park. French Colonial Day at White Oak Lake State Park Oct 2020 ⁄ Monika Rued White Oak Lake State Park in Bluff City, Ark., is hosting the Seventh Annual French Colonial Day free event with reenactors representing French and other European colonials.