Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Crater of Diamonds Mount Magazine Ozark Folk Center Petit Jean Region Central North Central Northwest Southwest Lower Delta Upper Delta Article: Park Activity Diamond Digging Hiking Boating / Marinas Fishing Horseback Riding Kayaking / Canoeing Mountain Biking Article: Trail Type Article: Trail Difficulty Author Arkansas State Parks Staff Kelly Farrell Leita Spears [X] Meg Matthews [X] Monika Rued [X] Matt Manos Date Published [X] January 2019 December 2018 November 2018 September 2018 March 2018 November 2017 October 2017 September 2017 August 2017 [X] July 2017 June 2017 [X] May 2017 January 2017 December 2016 November 2016 October 2016 September 2016 August 2016 July 2016 Tour a YURT Jan 01, 2019 ⁄ Monika Rued Arkansas State Parks offer plenty of great accommodation, like a YURT. They are perfect if you don’t have camping equipment but would still like a camping experience. Relax, Recharge and Recreate During Spring Break Jan 01, 2019 ⁄ Meg Matthews Arkansas State Parks have many ways to relax, recharge and recreate fun and affordable. Take the time this spring break to visit a park and enjoy the physical and mental benefits. Let’s Ride: Mountain Biking Exhibit at State Capitol Jul 01, 2017 ⁄ Monika Rued “Let’s Ride: Mountain Biking in the State Parks of Arkansas” is a biking exhibit at the Arkansas Capitol, celebrating mountain biking in Arkansas State Parks. Mount Magazine Reworks Amphitheater Jul 01, 2017 ⁄ Meg Matthews There’s something special about an amphitheater experience — the expansive sky, premium acoustics, the energy in the air. It’s no wonder amphitheater events create unforgettable memories. Music Roots Hits All the Right Notes Jul 01, 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. More Than a Walk in the Woods at Petit Jean State Park Jul 01, 2017 ⁄ Matt Manos Seven Hollows Trail at Petit Jean State Park offer sweet spots where conservation, recreation, and legacy all come together to form a seamless triumvirate. 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.