Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Crater of Diamonds Region Central Lower Delta Upper Delta [X] Southwest [X] North Central [X] Northwest Park Activity Watchable Wildlife Backpacking Climbing Geocaching Hiking Horseback Riding Lake Tours Motorcycling Mountain Biking Boating / Marinas Hang Gliding Kayaking / Canoeing River Running Road Cycling Snorkeling / Scuba Diving Swimming [X] Diamond Digging [X] Fishing Trail Type Backpacking Barrier Free (ADA) Day Hikes Horseback Riding Kayaking/Water Trails Mountain Biking Wilderness Trail Difficulty Easy Moderate Strenuous Author Meg Matthews [X] Monika Rued Date Published November 2020 [X] November 2018 June 2017 [X] May 2017 January 2017 [X] December 2016 October 2016 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. 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. Green Friday is Time to #OptOutside Dec 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.