Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Crater of Diamonds Historic Washington State Park Region Southwest Central Lower Delta North Central Northwest Upper Delta Article: Park Activity Diamond Digging Article: Trail Type Article: Trail Difficulty Author Meg Matthews Joe Jacobs [X] Waymon Cox [X] Monika Rued Date Published February 2020 December 2019 [X] November 2019 October 2019 August 2019 July 2019 [X] June 2019 May 2019 April 2019 March 2019 February 2019 January 2019 December 2018 November 2018 September 2018 [X] March 2018 November 2017 October 2017 [X] September 2017 July 2017 June 2017 May 2017 January 2017 December 2016 November 2016 October 2016 August 2016 June 2016 April 2016 March 2016 Diamond Searching by Specific Gravity Nov 01, 2019 ⁄ Waymon Cox Greetings from Crater of Diamonds State Park! When digging dirt to sift for diamonds at the park, finding certain other minerals can make your search more productive. Look for locations where running... Crater to Host Prospectors’ Gemboree on June 15 Jun 01, 2019 ⁄ Waymon Cox Greetings from the Crater of Diamonds! Each year, thousands of visitors from all over the world visit Arkansas’s Crater of Diamonds State Park. On Saturday, June 15, the park will host a celebration... 50th Annual Jonquil Festival at Historic Washington State Park Mar 01, 2018 ⁄ Monika Rued Join us at Historic Washington State Park for the 50th Anniversary Jonquil Festival. Enjoy classic activities like craft and food vendors, the parade and fish fry. Surprising Uses for Minerals Found at the Crater of Diamonds Sep 01, 2017 ⁄ Waymon Cox Dozens of minerals can be found at Crater of Diamonds State Park, including calcite, mica, and barite. Each one can be used in different ways to make our lives easier. Great Arkansas Cleanup Sep 01, 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.