Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Crater of Diamonds Crowley's Ridge Historic Washington State Park Lake Chicot Mount Magazine Petit Jean Region Southwest Central Lower Delta Northwest Upper Delta North Central Park Activity Diamond Digging Hiking Trail Type Trail Difficulty Author Monika Rued Grady Spann Maggie Howard [X] Meg Matthews [X] Billy Nations [X] Brian Whitson [X] Mary Buchman [X] Matt Manos [X] Megan Ayres Moore Date Published February 2021 December 2020 November 2020 May 2020 April 2020 February 2020 November 2019 December 2018 October 2017 September 2017 August 2017 [X] July 2017 June 2017 May 2017 [X] February 2017 December 2016 November 2016 October 2016 [X] September 2016 August 2016 July 2016 Mount Magazine Reworks Amphitheater Jul 2017 ⁄ Meg Matthews There’s something special about an amphitheater experience — the expansive sky, premium acoustics, the energy in the air. It’s no wonder amphitheater events create unforgettable memories. More Than a Walk in the Woods at Petit Jean State Park Jul 2017 ⁄ Matt Manos Seven Hollows Trail at Petit Jean State Park offer sweet spots where conservation, recreation, and legacy all come together to form a seamless triumvirate. 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. 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. Awaken Your Nocturnal Nature Sep 2016 ⁄ Megan Ayres Moore 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.