Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Crater of Diamonds Region Northwest Central Lower Delta North Central Upper Delta [X] Southwest Article: Park Activity Diamond Digging Hiking Article: Trail Type Backpacking Barrier Free (ADA) Day Hikes Wilderness Article: Trail Difficulty Easy Moderate Strenuous Author Kelly Farrell Meg Matthews [X] Monika Rued [X] Matt Manos Date Published November 2018 March 2018 November 2017 [X] October 2017 September 2017 June 2017 [X] May 2017 January 2017 December 2016 [X] November 2016 October 2016 September 2016 Fun Fall Events Oct 01, 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 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. 5 Fall Hiking Tips Nov 01, 2016 ⁄ Matt Manos It is hiking season in Arkansas and that brings some unique and beautiful opportunities. The leaves are changing, along with the temperatures. These cooler days can make for some great fall hiking.