Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Bull Shoals - White River DeGray Devil's Den Davidsonville Delta Heritage Trail Historic Washington State Park Hobbs State Park Conservation Area Lake Dardanelle Logoly Mount Magazine Prairie Grove Battlefield Toltec Mounds [X] Crater of Diamonds [X] Ozark Folk Center [X] Pinnacle Mountain [X] Cossatot River [X] Village Creek Region Central Southwest North Central Northwest Upper Delta Park Activity Diamond Digging Climbing Hiking Watchable Wildlife Trail Type Day Hikes Trail Difficulty Easy Strenuous Author Waymon Cox Monika Rued Arkansas State Parks Staff Jeanette Larson Jeanette Larson Shelley Flanary Tara Gillanders [X] Meg Matthews [X] Ron Salley Date Published October 2017 August 2017 December 2016 October 2016 September 2016 August 2016 Josh Jeffers Named Superintendent of Pinnacle Mountain State Park Oct 2017 ⁄ Meg Matthews Josh Jeffers has Arkansas State Parks in the fiber of his being. The new Pinnacle Mountain State Park superintendent says having a passion for this kind of work comes naturally to him. Vlog: Sheep to Shawl Aug 2017 ⁄ Meg Matthews At Ozark Folk Center State Park you can watch artisans in the craft village, like Jeanette who makes beautiful rugs and shawls by hand, using her own wool from her farm. 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... Fling Golf – New Way to Experience Game Oct 2016 ⁄ Meg Matthews Fling Golf is a cross between lacrosse and traditional golf. This new game is easier to learn than traditional golf and much less expensive. It would be a great part of a family weekend getaway. 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. Is Pinnacle Mountain a Volcano? Aug 2016 ⁄ Ron Salley Pinnacle Mountain stands about 1,000 feet above sea level, is on the extreme eastern edge of the Ouachita Mountain range, and sits where three rivers converge. 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.