Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Crater of Diamonds Mount Magazine Ozark Folk Center Region Central North Central Northwest Southwest Article: Park Activity Diamond Digging Hiking Mountain Biking Watchable Wildlife Article: Trail Type Article: Trail Difficulty Author Arkansas State Parks Staff Meg Matthews Adam Leslie John Morrow Robin Gabe Jeanette Larson Kelly Farrell Leita Spears Matt Manos Randy Pearson Rebekah Spurlock Shelley Flanary Tara Gillanders Waymon Cox [X] Monika Rued [X] Don Simons Date Published January 2019 November 2018 September 2018 March 2018 November 2017 October 2017 September 2017 [X] July 2017 June 2017 [X] May 2017 January 2017 December 2016 November 2016 October 2016 September 2016 August 2016 May 2016 [X] March 2016 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. 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. 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. Wings on the Wind Mar 01, 2016 ⁄ Don Simons As you scan the horizon with a good set of binoculars, there is a variety of wildlife to spot in state parks from hawks and eagles to monarch butterflies and song birds. Capturing the Magic of Waterfalls Mar 01, 2016 ⁄ Don Simons No matter its size or volume a waterfall adds quality to any hiking adventure: Beautiful in so many ways, yet these same sites would go almost unnoticed without splashing water.