Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Crater of Diamonds Mount Magazine Region Central Lower Delta North Central [X] Northwest [X] Southwest [X] Upper Delta Park Activity Climbing Diamond Digging Fishing Hiking Watchable Wildlife Trail Type Day Hikes Trail Difficulty Strenuous Author Meg Matthews Jason Parrie Kelly Farrell Paul Butler Robin Gabe [X] Monika Rued Date Published April 2020 March 2020 November 2018 September 2018 March 2018 November 2017 October 2017 September 2017 June 2017 [X] May 2017 [X] January 2017 December 2016 November 2016 October 2016 [X] August 2016 March 2016 Teen Finds 7.44-Carat Diamond at Arkansas’s Crater of Diamonds State Park May 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. Winter To Do List Jan 2017 ⁄ Monika Rued If you’re looking for ways to come out of hibernation this winter, we have plenty of fun things to do. Here are 10 ideas we rounded up from our Arkansas State Parks team. Video Blog: Chalk Up Buttercup, We’re Climbing at Mount Magazine Aug 2016 ⁄ Monika Rued Thinking about taking the "Pepsi Challenge and climbing 75 feet up Pinnacle Mountain? Check out our blog post for what you might expect, and pick up a few tips.