Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Crater of Diamonds Mount Magazine Ozark Folk Center Pinnacle Mountain Region Central North Central Northwest Southwest Park Activity Climbing Diamond Digging Hiking Mountain Biking Watchable Wildlife Trail Type Day Hikes Trail Difficulty Strenuous Author Meg Matthews Jason Parrie Matt Manos [X] Monika Rued [X] Ron Salley Date Published April 2020 March 2020 January 2019 November 2018 September 2018 March 2018 November 2017 October 2017 September 2017 [X] July 2017 June 2017 May 2017 February 2017 January 2017 December 2016 November 2016 [X] October 2016 [X] August 2016 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. Is Pinnacle Mountain a Volcano? Aug 2016 ⁄ Ron Salley Pinnacle Mountain stands about 1,000 feet above sea level, is on the extreme eastern edge of the Ouachita Mountain range, and sits where three rivers converge. 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.