Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Crater of Diamonds Historic Washington State Park Region Central North Central Lower Delta Upper Delta [X] Southwest [X] Northwest Park Activity Diamond Digging Fishing Hiking Watchable Wildlife Trail Type Trail Difficulty Author Meg Matthews Kelly Farrell Paul Butler Robin Gabe Waymon Cox [X] Monika Rued Date Published April 2020 March 2020 November 2018 September 2018 March 2018 [X] November 2017 October 2017 [X] September 2017 June 2017 [X] May 2017 [X] January 2017 December 2016 November 2016 October 2016 August 2016 Christmas and Candlelight at Historic Washington State Park Nov 2017 ⁄ Monika Rued Christmas and Candlelight at Historic Washington State Park in Washington, Ark., is a delightful time to connect with our rich Arkansas history and experience Historic Washington at its finest. Great Arkansas Cleanup Sep 2017 ⁄ Monika Rued Each fall, Arkansans improve their communities by volunteering in the Great Arkansas Cleanup (GAC), the Keep Arkansas Beautiful Commission’s (KAB) annual litter pickup and community cleanup event. 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. Winter To Do List Jan 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.