Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Crater of Diamonds Region Northwest Southwest Central Lower Delta North Central Upper Delta Article: Park Activity Diamond Digging Hiking Mountain Biking Backpacking Climbing Fishing Geocaching Kayaking / Canoeing Motorcycling Boating / Marinas Hang Gliding Horseback Riding Lake Tours River Running Road Cycling Snorkeling / Scuba Diving Swimming Watchable Wildlife Article: Trail Type Day Hikes Backpacking Barrier Free (ADA) Mountain Biking Horseback Riding Kayaking/Water Trails Wilderness ATV Article: Trail Difficulty Moderate Strenuous [X] Easy Author Arkansas State Parks Staff [X] Meg Matthews [X] Monika Rued [X] Matt Manos Date Published November 2019 December 2016 November 2016 Opt Outside for Green Friday Nov 01, 2019 ⁄ Meg Matthews Green Friday is an antidote to Black Friday where programs will be offered at many Arkansas State Parks on the day after Thanksgiving each year. 1.73-Carat Diamond Found at Crater of Diamonds State Park Dec 01, 2016 ⁄ Meg Matthews Crater of Diamonds State Park is the only public diamond mine in the world. If a visitor finds a diamond its their's to keep. Recently, two guests who go to Crater of Diamonds on a regular basis found... Green Friday is Time to #OptOutside Dec 01, 2016 ⁄ Monika Rued Nov. 25 is Green Friday, an alternative to the crowds by choosing to #OptOutside and get outdoors. Arkansas State Parks has been offering Green Friday events for over seven years. 5 Fall Hiking Tips Nov 01, 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 01, 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.