Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Crater of Diamonds DeGray Pinnacle Mountain Toltec Mounds Village Creek Region Central Southwest Upper Delta Lower Delta North Central Northwest Article: Park Activity Diamond Digging Watchable Wildlife Article: Trail Type Article: Trail Difficulty Author Grady Spann Maggie Howard Megan Ayres Waymon Cox [X] Meg Matthews [X] Monika Rued Date Published February 2020 November 2019 January 2019 December 2018 November 2018 September 2018 March 2018 November 2017 [X] October 2017 [X] September 2017 August 2017 July 2017 June 2017 May 2017 January 2017 December 2016 November 2016 [X] October 2016 [X] September 2016 August 2016 July 2016 Josh Jeffers Named Superintendent of Pinnacle Mountain State Park Oct 01, 2017 ⁄ Meg Matthews Josh Jeffers has Arkansas State Parks in the fiber of his being. The new Pinnacle Mountain State Park superintendent says having a passion for this kind of work comes naturally to him. Fun Fall Events Oct 01, 2017 ⁄ Monika Rued Arkansas State Parks has several fun fall events and programs. Check out some of our park interpreters’ suggestions they sent in and make your plans to come visit. Birding in Arkansas State Parks Sep 01, 2017 ⁄ Meg Matthews Arkansas has some of the finest bird watching. Many of our parks have bird watching checklists, and park interpreters who are avid birders and can guide you to view many of the birds in Arkansas. Great Arkansas Cleanup Sep 01, 2017 ⁄ Monika Rued Each fall, Arkansans improve their communities by volunteering in the Great Arkansas Cleanup (GAC), the Keep Arkansas Beautiful Commission’s (KAB) annual litter pickup and community cleanup event. Unexpected Challenge at Toltec Mounds Archeological State Park Oct 01, 2016 ⁄ Meg Matthews At Toltec Mounds Archeological State Park, there are the remains of ancient earthworks that are strategically placed. Visitor Finds 2.03-Carat Diamond at Crater of Diamonds State Park Oct 01, 2016 ⁄ Monika Rued It took less than an hour for a family to discover a 2.03-carat white diamond on the side of a plowed furrow at Arkansas’s Crater of Diamonds State Park. Fall Color in Your Arkansas State Parks Oct 01, 2016 ⁄ Meg Matthews Check out our fall events and fall foliage reporting so you can see which areas are showing the most color in Arkansas. Fling Golf – New Way to Experience Game Oct 01, 2016 ⁄ Meg Matthews Fling Golf is a cross between lacrosse and traditional golf. This new game is easier to learn than traditional golf and much less expensive. It would be a great part of a family weekend getaway. Wishes Come True at Crater of Diamonds State Park Sep 01, 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.