Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Crater of Diamonds Jacksonport Lake Charles Lake Chicot Lake Frierson Moro Bay White Oak Lake Withrow Springs Region Southwest Lower Delta Northwest Upper Delta Central North Central Park Activity Diamond Digging Fishing Geocaching Hiking Kayaking / Canoeing Swimming Watchable Wildlife Trail Type Day Hikes Trail Difficulty Easy Moderate Author Billy Nations Grady Spann Maggie Howard Mary Buchman [X] Arkansas State Parks Staff [X] Brian Whitson [X] Megan Ayres [X] Meg Matthews Date Published May 2020 April 2020 February 2020 January 2020 November 2019 January 2019 December 2018 [X] 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 Six Hidden Gems of Arkansas State Parks May 2018 ⁄ Arkansas State Parks Staff Arkansas is lush with State Parks that people travel from all over to discover. But check out this list of parks that fly under the radar with hidden beauties and a secluded environment. 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.