Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Crater of Diamonds Devil's Den Region Southwest Northwest Central Lower Delta North Central Upper Delta Article: Park Activity Watchable Wildlife Hiking 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] Mountain Biking Article: Trail Type Mountain Biking Backpacking Barrier Free (ADA) Day Hikes Horseback Riding Kayaking/Water Trails Wilderness Article: Trail Difficulty Easy Moderate Strenuous Author Waymon Cox Meg Matthews Arkansas State Parks Staff Grady Spann Jason Parrie Joe Jacobs Robin Gabe Tim Scott [X] Monika Rued Date Published November 2018 July 2017 June 2017 May 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. Let’s Ride: Mountain Biking Exhibit at State Capitol Jul 01, 2017 ⁄ Monika Rued “Let’s Ride: Mountain Biking in the State Parks of Arkansas” is a biking exhibit at the Arkansas Capitol, celebrating mountain biking in Arkansas State Parks. 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. 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. Beyond Mountain Biking in NWA Nov 01, 2016 ⁄ Monika Rued Northwest Arkansas has a lot to offer, from our mountain biking trails, excursions, parks, and conventions. Once you're done biking, stop in on one of our craft breweries or local restaurants. Arkansas State Park IMBA World Summit Bookend Rides Nov 01, 2016 ⁄ Monika Rued Arkansas State Parks has been involved in mountain biking since the 1980s and still have a variety of rides, competitions, trails and bike shops. 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.