Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Crater of Diamonds Crowley's Ridge Historic Washington State Park Region Southwest Central Upper Delta Lower Delta North Central Northwest Park Activity Diamond Digging Trail Type Trail Difficulty Author Meg Matthews Arkansas State Parks Staff Brian Whitson [X] Monika Rued [X] Billy Nations [X] Mary Buchman Date Published April 2020 March 2020 [X] January 2019 November 2018 September 2018 March 2018 November 2017 [X] October 2017 September 2017 July 2017 [X] June 2017 May 2017 [X] February 2017 January 2017 December 2016 November 2016 [X] October 2016 August 2016 Tour a YURT Jan 2019 ⁄ Monika Rued Arkansas State Parks offer plenty of great accommodation, like a YURT. They are perfect if you don’t have camping equipment but would still like a camping experience. 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. Crater Diamond Find: 2.78-Carat Way Out Yonder Diamond Jun 2017 ⁄ Monika Rued A couple spotted a large brown gem at Crater Diamonds State Park that turned out to be a 2.78-carat diamond. 2.65-Carat Diamond Found at Crater of Diamonds State Park Jun 2017 ⁄ Monika Rued A 25 year old woman thought she had only picked up a piece of glass at Crater of Diamonds State park, but in reality, she found out she had discovered a 2.65-carat brown diamond. Crowley’s Ridge State Park: A High-Tech Marvel Built by the CCC Feb 2017 ⁄ Mary Buchman Crowley’s Ridge State Park was first constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s, and included is still a beautiful and historic site you can visit. What’s it Like to be Scarlett? Feb 2017 ⁄ Billy Nations We thought we would see first hand the difficulties of dressing during this time period and went head to head to see who could get dressed in 19th century dress the quickest. 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.