Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Crater of Diamonds Mount Magazine Ozark Folk Center Region Central North Central Northwest Southwest Lower Delta Upper Delta Park Activity Climbing Diamond Digging Mountain Biking Backpacking Fishing Geocaching Hiking Horseback Riding Lake Tours Motorcycling Watchable Wildlife Trail Type Day Hikes Trail Difficulty Strenuous Author Meg Matthews Jason Parrie Matt Manos Ron Salley Waymon Cox [X] Monika Rued Date Published May 2020 April 2020 March 2020 January 2019 [X] November 2018 September 2018 March 2018 November 2017 October 2017 [X] September 2017 [X] July 2017 June 2017 May 2017 January 2017 December 2016 November 2016 [X] October 2016 September 2016 [X] August 2016 May 2016 April 2016 Arkansas State Parks December To Do List Nov 2018 ⁄ Monika Rued December is a wonderful time to connect with your community in Arkansas state parks. We have interpretative programs and events on tap all month to celebrate the holidays. 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. 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.