Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Crater of Diamonds Crowley's Ridge Historic Washington State Park Ozark Folk Center Region Southwest Central North Central Upper Delta Lower Delta Northwest Park Activity Diamond Digging Mountain Biking Trail Type Trail Difficulty Author Meg Matthews Brian Whitson Matt Manos Waymon Cox [X] Monika Rued [X] Billy Nations [X] Mary Buchman Date Published November 2020 September 2020 April 2020 March 2020 January 2019 November 2018 September 2018 March 2018 November 2017 October 2017 [X] September 2017 [X] July 2017 June 2017 May 2017 [X] February 2017 January 2017 December 2016 November 2016 [X] October 2016 August 2016 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. 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.