Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Devil's Den Crater of Diamonds Region Northwest Southwest Central Lower Delta North Central Upper Delta Park Activity Mountain Biking Diamond Digging Backpacking Climbing Fishing Geocaching Hiking Horseback Riding Lake Tours Motorcycling Watchable Wildlife Trail Type Mountain Biking Trail Difficulty Easy Moderate Strenuous Author Meg Matthews Joe Jacobs Leita Spears Matt Manos [X] Monika Rued [X] Kelly Farrell [X] Mystina Swaim Date Published June 2022 November 2021 November 2020 September 2020 June 2020 April 2020 [X] March 2020 January 2019 [X] November 2018 September 2018 March 2018 November 2017 [X] October 2017 September 2017 July 2017 June 2017 [X] May 2017 December 2016 [X] November 2016 October 2016 August 2016 Physical Distancing at Arkansas State Parks Mar 2020 ⁄ Monika Rued It's important during this COVID-19 health emergency, that we all practice social "physical" distancing and follow CDC guidelines. Park Interpreter Matthew shows us some best practices while visiting state parks and other natural areas. 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. 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. 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. What is a Park Interpreter? May 2017 ⁄ Kelly Farrell On top of being guides and stewards of the parks, Park Interpreters identify plants and wildlife. They are biologists, geologists, botanists, historians, educators, and recreation specialists. Beyond Mountain Biking in NWA Nov 2016 ⁄ Monika Rued Northwest Arkansas has a lot to offer, from our mountain biking trails, excursions, parks, and conventions. Once you're done biking, stop in on one of our craft breweries or local restaurants. The Legacy of the CCC at Devil’s Den State Park Nov 2016 ⁄ Mystina Swaim If you visit Devil’s Den State Park and take a guided hike or self-guided hike of the CCC Interpretive Trail, it's like turning back time and experience the same park from the 1930's. Arkansas State Park IMBA World Summit Bookend Rides Nov 2016 ⁄ Monika Rued Arkansas State Parks has been involved in mountain biking since the 1980s and still have a variety of rides, competitions, trails and bike shops.