Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Crater of Diamonds Crowley's Ridge Lake Chicot Region Lower Delta Southwest Upper Delta Central North Central Northwest Park Activity Diamond Digging Trail Type Trail Difficulty Author Billy Nations Grady Spann Maggie Howard [X] Brian Whitson [X] Mary Buchman [X] Megan Ayres [X] Meg Matthews Date Published May 2020 April 2020 February 2020 January 2020 November 2019 January 2019 December 2018 May 2018 October 2017 September 2017 August 2017 July 2017 June 2017 May 2017 [X] February 2017 December 2016 November 2016 October 2016 [X] September 2016 August 2016 July 2016 April 2016 March 2016 February 2016 Crowley’s Ridge State Park: A High-Tech Marvel Built by the CCC Feb 2017 ⁄ Mary Buchman Crowley’s Ridge State Park was first constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s, and included is still a beautiful and historic site you can visit. How Do You Pronounce Lake Chicot? Feb 2017 ⁄ Brian Whitson Many people may know about the origins of this lake, but may not realize why we call it Lake Chicot. In order to understand where the name Lake Chicot comes from one must look to the past. Awaken Your Nocturnal Nature Sep 2016 ⁄ Megan Ayres Many of your state parks offer evening programs that engage you with the world around you at night. Whether you're camping, hiking, stargazing, or or an owl prowl. Wishes Come True at Crater of Diamonds State Park Sep 2016 ⁄ Meg Matthews A young Canadian pre-teen came to Crater of Diamonds thanks to the Make a Wish Foundation after a bad prognosis. But after spending time in the state park, he found a 15 pt diamond.