Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Crater of Diamonds Mount Magazine Region Southwest Northwest Central Lower Delta North Central Upper Delta Article: Park Activity Climbing Diamond Digging Boating / Marinas Fishing Hiking Kayaking / Canoeing Mountain Biking Swimming Article: Trail Type Day Hikes Article: Trail Difficulty Strenuous Author Meg Matthews Ron Salley [X] Monika Rued [X] Jason Parrie Date Published January 2019 November 2018 September 2018 February 2018 November 2017 October 2017 September 2017 July 2017 [X] June 2017 May 2017 January 2017 December 2016 November 2016 October 2016 [X] August 2016 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. Video Blog: Chalk Up Buttercup, We’re Climbing at Mount Magazine Aug 01, 2016 ⁄ Monika Rued Thinking about taking the "Pepsi Challenge and climbing 75 feet up Pinnacle Mountain? Check out our blog post for what you might expect, and pick up a few tips. Handling the Heat Aug 01, 2016 ⁄ Jason Parrie Arkansas State Parks wants to remind folks that one can safely enjoy the outdoors even during the heat of the summer. Check our our tips and precautions for the hot weather.