Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Cossatot River Crater of Diamonds Mount Magazine Ozark Folk Center Region Southwest Central North Central Northwest Park Activity Climbing Diamond Digging Mountain Biking Trail Type Day Hikes Trail Difficulty Strenuous Author Arkansas State Parks Staff Meg Matthews Adam Leslie Don Simons John Morrow Robin Gabe Jason Parrie Jeanette Larson Matt Manos Randy Pearson Rebekah Spurlock Ron Salley Tara Gillanders Waymon Cox [X] Monika Rued [X] Shelley Flanary Date Published April 2020 March 2020 January 2019 November 2018 September 2018 March 2018 November 2017 October 2017 September 2017 [X] July 2017 June 2017 May 2017 February 2017 January 2017 December 2016 November 2016 [X] October 2016 [X] August 2016 April 2016 [X] March 2016 Let’s Ride: Mountain Biking Exhibit at State Capitol Jul 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. Music Roots Hits All the Right Notes Jul 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. Visitor Finds 2.03-Carat Diamond at Crater of Diamonds State Park Oct 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. 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. A Wild and Scenic River Mar 2016 ⁄ Shelley Flanary Do you hear that sound? Do you hear the music? What could it be? You are standing approximately just southwest of Little Rock, in one of the most spectacular river corridors in the central U.S.