Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Crater of Diamonds Ozark Folk Center Region Central North Central Southwest Lower Delta Northwest Upper Delta Park Activity Diamond Digging Mountain Biking Trail Type Trail Difficulty Author Meg Matthews Kelly Farrell Leita Spears Matt Manos Waymon Cox [X] Monika Rued Date Published September 2020 May 2020 April 2020 March 2020 January 2019 November 2018 September 2018 March 2018 November 2017 October 2017 [X] September 2017 [X] July 2017 June 2017 [X] May 2017 January 2017 December 2016 November 2016 October 2016 September 2016 August 2016 May 2016 March 2016 Great Arkansas Cleanup Sep 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. 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. 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.