Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Crater of Diamonds Village Creek Region Southwest Article: Park Activity Diamond Digging Article: Trail Type Article: Trail Difficulty Author Arkansas State Parks Staff Adam Leslie Don Simons John Morrow Monika Rued Robin Gabe Jeanette Larson Meg Matthews Randy Pearson Rebekah Spurlock Shelley Flanary [X] Waymon Cox [X] Tara Gillanders Date Published 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 April 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. 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. Winter on the Ridge Mar 01, 2016 ⁄ Tara Gillanders Winter may seem an unlikely season to go exploring outdoors, but it really can be amazing. This is the time of year to experience the geologic structure of Crowley’s Ridge in northeast Arkansas.