Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Crater of Diamonds Ozark Folk Center Region Southwest Central North Central Park Activity Diamond Digging Mountain Biking Trail Type Trail Difficulty Author Meg Matthews Kelly Farrell Leita Spears Matt Manos [X] Monika Rued 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 [X] May 2017 February 2017 January 2017 December 2016 November 2016 [X] October 2016 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. Teen Finds 7.44-Carat Diamond at Arkansas’s Crater of Diamonds State Park May 2017 ⁄ Monika Rued An Arkansas teen found a 7.44-carat diamond at Crater of Diamond State Park after only searching for 30 minutes. It is the 7th-largest diamond found at the parks since 1972. 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.