Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Crater of Diamonds Ozark Folk Center Region North Central Northwest Southwest Central Lower Delta Upper Delta Park Activity Diamond Digging Mountain Biking Backpacking Climbing Fishing Geocaching Hiking Kayaking / Canoeing Motorcycling Watchable Wildlife Boating / Marinas Hang Gliding Horseback Riding Lake Tours River Running Road Cycling Snorkeling / Scuba Diving Swimming Trail Type Day Hikes Mountain Biking Backpacking Barrier Free (ADA) Horseback Riding Kayaking/Water Trails ATV Wilderness Trail Difficulty Strenuous [X] Easy [X] Moderate Author Arkansas State Parks Staff Matt Manos [X] Monika Rued [X] Meg Matthews Date Published November 2019 December 2016 November 2016 Opt Outside for Green Friday Nov 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 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 the third-largest diamond at the park in 2016. The diamond is a 1.73-carat white gemstone. The new owners of this diamond say they haven't yet decided what they will do with... Ozark Holidays Craft Show at Ozark Folk Center State Park Dec 2016 ⁄ Monika Rued The perfect present for everyone on your list is at the Ozark Folk Center. Here you can find locally-made heirloom quality gifts for reasonable prices. One of a kind items will surprise even the the Grinch that Stole Christmas in your group. No need to fight the crowds at the malls, the OFC provides a serene shopping experience without the stress. #ozark-folk-center... Green Friday is Time to #OptOutside Dec 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. 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.