Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Toltec Mounds Bull Shoals - White River DeGray Delta Heritage Trail Ozark Folk Center Cossatot River Devil's Den Historic Washington State Park Hobbs State Park Conservation Area Lake Dardanelle Lake Fort Smith Logoly Moro Bay Mount Magazine Pinnacle Mountain Village Creek Wooly Hollow [X] Crater of Diamonds [X] Davidsonville [X] Prairie Grove Battlefield Region Southwest Central Northwest Lower Delta North Central Upper Delta Park Activity Diamond Digging Fishing Kayaking / Canoeing Mountain Biking Watchable Wildlife Trail Type Day Hikes Trail Difficulty Easy Author Waymon Cox Monika Rued Matt Mulheran Arkansas State Parks Staff Kylee Cole Sarah Reap [X] Meg Matthews [X] Robin Gabe Date Published January 2017 December 2016 September 2016 August 2016 5 State Parks Off the Beaten Path Jan 2017 ⁄ Robin Gabe Whether you’re looking to hike a trail, journey through history, muddy up your mountain bike, or just get away for the weekend, there is an Arkansas State Park waiting for you. 1.73-Carat Diamond Found at Crater of Diamonds State Park Dec 2016 ⁄ Meg Matthews Crater of Diamonds State Park is the only public diamond mine in the world. If a visitor finds a diamond its their's to keep. Recently, two guests who go to Crater of Diamonds on a regular basis found the third-largest diamond at the park in 2016. The diamond is a 1.73-carat white gemstone. The new owners of this diamond say they haven't yet decided what they will do with... 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. Top 10 Ways to Stay Cool at Arkansas State Parks Aug 2016 ⁄ Meg Matthews While we wait for cooler temperatures to come to The Natural State, here are the top 10 ways to stay cool at Arkansas State Parks during the dog days of summer.