Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Crater of Diamonds Historic Washington State Park Lake Chicot Region Southwest Lower Delta Central North Central Northwest Upper Delta Park Activity Diamond Digging Hiking Watchable Wildlife Trail Type Trail Difficulty Author Grady Spann Mary Buchman Megan Ayres Waymon Cox [X] Meg Matthews [X] Billy Nations [X] Brian Whitson [X] Maggie Howard Date Published February 2020 November 2019 [X] December 2018 October 2017 September 2017 August 2017 July 2017 June 2017 May 2017 [X] February 2017 January 2017 December 2016 November 2016 October 2016 [X] September 2016 August 2016 July 2016 March 2016 Arkansas State Parks Celebrate the New Year with First Day Hikes Dec 2018 ⁄ Meg Matthews Make a healthy New Year’s resolution by kicking off 2019 with an invigorating First Day Hike at an Arkansas state park near you. What’s it Like to be Scarlett? Feb 2017 ⁄ Billy Nations We thought we would see first hand the difficulties of dressing during this time period and went head to head to see who could get dressed in 19th century dress the quickest. 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. 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. Bird Nerds Part of Flock for Life Sep 2016 ⁄ Maggie Howard Birding is a weird and wonderful hobby to get into. You start out with an old beat up bird guide and a cheap pair of binoculars, figuring you would just give it a shot.