Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Crater of Diamonds Historic Washington State Park Ozark Folk Center Petit Jean Region Central Southwest North Central Lower Delta Northwest Upper Delta Article: Park Activity Diamond Digging Hiking Mountain Biking Article: Trail Type Article: Trail Difficulty Author Meg Matthews Leita Spears [X] Monika Rued [X] Kelly Farrell [X] Matt Manos Date Published January 2019 November 2018 September 2018 [X] March 2018 November 2017 October 2017 September 2017 [X] July 2017 June 2017 [X] May 2017 February 2017 January 2017 December 2016 November 2016 October 2016 August 2016 50th Annual Jonquil Festival at Historic Washington State Park Mar 01, 2018 ⁄ Monika Rued Join us at Historic Washington State Park for the 50th Anniversary Jonquil Festival. Enjoy classic activities like craft and food vendors, the parade and fish fry. Let’s Ride: Mountain Biking Exhibit at State Capitol Jul 01, 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 01, 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. More Than a Walk in the Woods at Petit Jean State Park Jul 01, 2017 ⁄ Matt Manos Seven Hollows Trail at Petit Jean State Park offer sweet spots where conservation, recreation, and legacy all come together to form a seamless triumvirate. Teen Finds 7.44-Carat Diamond at Arkansas’s Crater of Diamonds State Park May 01, 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 01, 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.