Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Crater of Diamonds Historic Washington State Park Moro Bay Ozark Folk Center Region Central Lower Delta Northwest Upper Delta [X] Southwest [X] North Central Park Activity Fishing Diamond Digging Hiking Watchable Wildlife Trail Type Trail Difficulty Author Meg Matthews [X] Monika Rued [X] Kelly Farrell [X] Paul Butler Date Published April 2020 March 2020 November 2018 March 2018 [X] November 2017 October 2017 September 2017 [X] July 2017 June 2017 [X] May 2017 [X] January 2017 December 2016 October 2016 April 2016 Christmas and Candlelight at Historic Washington State Park Nov 2017 ⁄ Monika Rued Christmas and Candlelight at Historic Washington State Park in Washington, Ark., is a delightful time to connect with our rich Arkansas history and experience Historic Washington at its finest. Music Roots Hits All the Right Notes Jul 2017 ⁄ Monika Rued The Music Roots Program in Stone County provides traditional folk music instruction in local schools. Skilled musicians provide youth with classes in traditional folk instruments. 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. What is a Park Interpreter? May 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. Couple ‘Catches’ 15 Pound Fish Without Pole Jan 2017 ⁄ Paul Butler One Arkansas couple rented a boat to explore the Ouachita Lake and Raymond Lake. To their surprise, a large fish jumped into their boat at Moro Bay State Park. Winter To Do List Jan 2017 ⁄ Monika Rued If you’re looking for ways to come out of hibernation this winter, we have plenty of fun things to do. Here are 10 ideas we rounded up from our Arkansas State Parks team.