Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Crater of Diamonds Region Central Lower Delta North Central Upper Delta [X] Southwest [X] Northwest Park Activity Diamond Digging Fishing Hiking Kayaking / Canoeing Backpacking Boating / Marinas Climbing Geocaching Horseback Riding Motorcycling Mountain Biking Trail Type ATV Backpacking Barrier Free (ADA) Day Hikes Horseback Riding Kayaking/Water Trails Mountain Biking Trail Difficulty Easy Moderate Strenuous Author Waymon Cox Arkansas State Parks Staff Grady Spann Kelly Farrell Maggie Howard Megan Ayres Moore Monika Rued [X] Meg Matthews Date Published December 2020 [X] February 2020 [X] November 2019 September 2017 July 2017 June 2017 [X] May 2017 December 2016 November 2016 October 2016 [X] September 2016 August 2016 Relax, Recharge and Recreate During Spring Break Feb 2020 ⁄ Meg Matthews Arkansas State Parks have many ways to relax, recharge and recreate fun and affordable. Take the time this spring break to visit a park and enjoy the physical and mental benefits. Opt Outside for Green Friday Nov 2019 ⁄ Meg Matthews Green Friday is an antidote to Black Friday where programs will be offered at many Arkansas State Parks on the day after Thanksgiving each year. Arkansas State Parks Celebrate Kids to Parks Day on May 20 May 2017 ⁄ Meg Matthews “Kids to Parks Day” is a nation-wide call for children to experience natural and heart-healthy activities at state parks. 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.