Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Crater of Diamonds Mississippi River Mount Magazine Region Southwest Northwest Article: Park Activity Diamond Digging Hiking Watchable Wildlife Article: Trail Type Article: Trail Difficulty Author Arkansas State Parks Staff Meg Matthews Monika Rued Adam Leslie Robin Gabe Jeanette Larson Randy Pearson Rebekah Spurlock Shelley Flanary Tara Gillanders [X] Don Simons [X] John Morrow [X] Waymon Cox Date Published December 2019 November 2019 October 2019 August 2019 July 2019 June 2019 May 2019 April 2019 March 2019 February 2019 December 2018 [X] September 2017 June 2016 [X] March 2016 Surprising Uses for Minerals Found at the Crater of Diamonds Sep 01, 2017 ⁄ Waymon Cox Dozens of minerals can be found at Crater of Diamonds State Park, including calcite, mica, and barite. Each one can be used in different ways to make our lives easier. Wings on the Wind Mar 01, 2016 ⁄ Don Simons As you scan the horizon with a good set of binoculars, there is a variety of wildlife to spot in state parks from hawks and eagles to monarch butterflies and song birds. Crater of Diamonds State Park: A wonderful and crazy place Mar 01, 2016 ⁄ Waymon Cox The main thing that makes Crater of Diamonds State Park so unique is that our visitors are allowed to hunt for diamonds, and then are allowed to keep them. Two Roads… Mar 01, 2016 ⁄ John Morrow Discover the scenic routes in Mississippi River State Park, the Great River Road and Crowley's Ridge Parkway, highlighting the unique natural division of the delta. Training for Fall Fun Mar 01, 2016 ⁄ John Morrow After weeks of 100-degree heat that seemed unrelenting, Arkansas received that summer break in temperature. It happens every year, and we seem to forget about it every year, so when it arrives it... Capturing the Magic of Waterfalls Mar 01, 2016 ⁄ Don Simons No matter its size or volume a waterfall adds quality to any hiking adventure: Beautiful in so many ways, yet these same sites would go almost unnoticed without splashing water.