Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Crater of Diamonds DeGray Devil's Den Historic Washington State Park Toltec Mounds Village Creek Region Central Southwest Northwest Upper Delta Lower Delta North Central Park Activity Hiking Watchable Wildlife Diamond Digging Trail Type Trail Difficulty Author Waymon Cox [X] Meg Matthews [X] Monika Rued Date Published December 2020 November 2020 September 2020 April 2020 March 2020 February 2020 November 2019 January 2019 [X] December 2018 November 2018 [X] September 2018 [X] March 2018 November 2017 October 2017 [X] September 2017 August 2017 July 2017 June 2017 May 2017 January 2017 December 2016 November 2016 [X] October 2016 September 2016 August 2016 July 2016 April 2016 March 2016 Arkansas State Parks Celebrate the New Year with First Day Hikes Dec 2018 ⁄ Meg Matthews Make a healthy New Year’s resolution by kicking off 2019 with an invigorating First Day Hike at an Arkansas state park near you. Devil's Den State Park Visitor Gallery Sep 2018 ⁄ Monika Rued We love singing the praises of Devil's Den State Park but don't just take our word for it. Check out our visitor gallery and tag Devil's Den State Park or use #ARstateparks to share your pics and videos. 50th Annual Jonquil Festival at Historic Washington State Park Mar 2018 ⁄ Monika Rued Join us at Historic Washington State Park for the 50th Anniversary Jonquil Festival. Enjoy classic activities like craft and food vendors, the parade and fish fry. Birding in Arkansas State Parks Sep 2017 ⁄ Meg Matthews Arkansas has some of the finest bird watching. Many of our parks have bird watching checklists, and park interpreters who are avid birders and can guide you to view many of the birds in Arkansas. Great Arkansas Cleanup Sep 2017 ⁄ Monika Rued Each fall, Arkansans improve their communities by volunteering in the Great Arkansas Cleanup (GAC), the Keep Arkansas Beautiful Commission’s (KAB) annual litter pickup and community cleanup event. Unexpected Challenge at Toltec Mounds Archeological State Park Oct 2016 ⁄ Meg Matthews At Toltec Mounds Archeological State Park, there are the remains of ancient earthworks that are strategically placed. 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. Fall Color in Your Arkansas State Parks Oct 2016 ⁄ Meg Matthews Check out our fall events and fall foliage reporting so you can see which areas are showing the most color in Arkansas. Fling Golf – New Way to Experience Game Oct 2016 ⁄ Meg Matthews Fling Golf is a cross between lacrosse and traditional golf. This new game is easier to learn than traditional golf and much less expensive. It would be a great part of a family weekend getaway.