Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Crater of Diamonds Mount Magazine Region Southwest Northwest Park Activity Diamond Digging Hiking Watchable Wildlife Trail Type Trail Difficulty Author Arkansas State Parks Staff Meg Matthews Monika Rued Adam Leslie John Morrow Robin Gabe Jeanette Larson Randy Pearson Rebekah Spurlock Shelley Flanary Tara Gillanders [X] Don Simons [X] Waymon Cox Date Published December 2020 October 2020 September 2020 August 2020 July 2020 June 2020 February 2020 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 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 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 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. Capturing the Magic of Waterfalls Mar 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.