Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Crater of Diamonds Devil's Den Petit Jean Region Southwest Central Northwest Lower Delta North Central Upper Delta Article: Park Activity Mountain Biking Watchable Wildlife Climbing Fishing Backpacking Geocaching Horseback Riding Lake Tours Motorcycling Boating / Marinas Hang Gliding Kayaking / Canoeing River Running Road Cycling Snorkeling / Scuba Diving Swimming [X] Diamond Digging [X] Hiking Article: Trail Type Backpacking Barrier Free (ADA) Day Hikes Wilderness Horseback Riding Kayaking/Water Trails Mountain Biking Article: Trail Difficulty Easy Moderate Strenuous Author Waymon Cox Arkansas State Parks Staff Meg Matthews Don Simons Jason Parrie Ron Salley [X] Monika Rued [X] Matt Manos Date Published November 2018 September 2018 July 2017 June 2017 May 2017 January 2017 December 2016 November 2016 October 2016 Arkansas State Parks December To Do List Nov 01, 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. Devil's Den State Park Visitor Gallery Sep 01, 2018 ⁄ Monika Rued We love singing the praises of Devil's Den State Park but don't just take our word for it. Check out our visitor gallery and tag Devil's Den State Park or use #ARstateparks to share your pics and vide... 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. Crater Diamond Find: 2.78-Carat Way Out Yonder Diamond Jun 01, 2017 ⁄ Monika Rued A couple spotted a large brown gem at Crater Diamonds State Park that turned out to be a 2.78-carat diamond. 2.65-Carat Diamond Found at Crater of Diamonds State Park Jun 01, 2017 ⁄ Monika Rued A 25 year old woman thought she had only picked up a piece of glass at Crater of Diamonds State park, but in reality, she found out she had discovered a 2.65-carat brown diamond. 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. Winter To Do List Jan 01, 2017 ⁄ Monika Rued If you’re looking for ways to come out of hibernation this winter, we have plenty of fun things to do. Here are 10 ideas we rounded up from our Arkansas State Parks team. Green Friday is Time to #OptOutside Dec 01, 2016 ⁄ Monika Rued Nov. 25 is Green Friday, an alternative to the crowds by choosing to #OptOutside and get outdoors. Arkansas State Parks has been offering Green Friday events for over seven years. 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. Visitor Finds 2.03-Carat Diamond at Crater of Diamonds State Park Oct 01, 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.