Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Crater of Diamonds Village Creek Region Southwest Central Lower Delta North Central Northwest Upper Delta Park Activity Diamond Digging Trail Type Trail Difficulty Author Arkansas State Parks Staff Meg Matthews Adam Leslie Don Simons John Morrow Robin Gabe Waymon Cox Jeanette Larson Kelly Farrell Leita Spears Randy Pearson Rebekah Spurlock Shelley Flanary [X] Monika Rued [X] Tara Gillanders Date Published September 2020 April 2020 March 2020 January 2019 November 2018 September 2018 March 2018 November 2017 [X] October 2017 September 2017 July 2017 June 2017 [X] May 2017 January 2017 December 2016 November 2016 October 2016 August 2016 April 2016 [X] March 2016 Fun Fall Events Oct 2017 ⁄ Monika Rued Arkansas State Parks has several fun fall events and programs. Check out some of our park interpreters’ suggestions they sent in and make your plans to come visit. 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 on the Ridge Mar 2016 ⁄ Tara Gillanders Winter may seem an unlikely season to go exploring outdoors, but it really can be amazing. This is the time of year to experience the geologic structure of Crowley’s Ridge in northeast Arkansas.