Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Crater of Diamonds Historic Washington State Park Region Southwest Central Lower Delta North Central Northwest Upper Delta Article: Park Activity Diamond Digging Article: Trail Type Article: Trail Difficulty Author Leita Spears [X] Meg Matthews [X] Monika Rued [X] Kelly Farrell Date Published February 2020 November 2019 January 2019 December 2018 November 2018 September 2018 [X] March 2018 November 2017 October 2017 September 2017 August 2017 July 2017 June 2017 [X] May 2017 February 2017 January 2017 December 2016 November 2016 October 2016 September 2016 August 2016 July 2016 50th Annual Jonquil Festival at Historic Washington State Park Mar 01, 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. Arkansas State Parks Celebrate Kids to Parks Day on May 20 May 01, 2017 ⁄ Meg Matthews “Kids to Parks Day” is a nation-wide call for children to experience natural and heart-healthy activities at state parks. Video: Field Trip Grant Program May 01, 2017 ⁄ Meg Matthews Arkansas State Parks Field Trip Grant Program allows schools the opportunity to have students visit state parks during the school year. Teen Finds 7.44-Carat Diamond at Arkansas’s Crater of Diamonds State Park May 01, 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 01, 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.