Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Devil's Den Crater of Diamonds Region Northwest Central Southwest Lower Delta North Central Upper Delta Park Activity Mountain Biking Diamond Digging Hiking Trail Type Mountain Biking Trail Difficulty Easy Moderate Strenuous Author Grady Spann Maggie Howard Matt Manos Megan Ayres Mystina Swaim Waymon Cox [X] Meg Matthews [X] Monika Rued Date Published April 2020 March 2020 February 2020 November 2019 January 2019 [X] December 2018 November 2018 September 2018 March 2018 November 2017 October 2017 September 2017 August 2017 July 2017 June 2017 May 2017 January 2017 December 2016 [X] November 2016 October 2016 [X] September 2016 August 2016 [X] July 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. 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. Video Blog: Mountain Biking…Squirrel! Nov 2016 ⁄ Meg Matthews The popularity of mountain biking has exploded in Arkansas. With mild fall temperatures and beautiful autumn color, now is the time to get on your bike and ride. Arkansas State Park IMBA World Summit Bookend Rides Nov 2016 ⁄ Monika Rued Arkansas State Parks has been involved in mountain biking since the 1980s and still have a variety of rides, competitions, trails and bike shops. Wishes Come True at Crater of Diamonds State Park Sep 2016 ⁄ Meg Matthews A young Canadian pre-teen came to Crater of Diamonds thanks to the Make a Wish Foundation after a bad prognosis. But after spending time in the state park, he found a 15 pt diamond. Governor's Capital Campout Jul 2016 ⁄ Meg Matthews Welcome to the Governor’s Capital Campout – an overnight event celebrating National Great Outdoors Month. These special events are held to encourage families to enjoy their natural surroundings.