Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Crater of Diamonds Region Southwest Park Activity Diamond Digging Trail Type Trail Difficulty Author Arkansas State Parks Staff Adam Leslie Don Simons John Morrow Meg Matthews Monika Rued Robin Gabe Jeanette Larson Randy Pearson Rebekah Spurlock Shelley Flanary Tara Gillanders [X] Waymon Cox Date Published 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 [X] December 2018 [X] September 2017 June 2016 [X] March 2016 Take a First Day Hike at the Crater of Diamonds State Park Dec 2018 ⁄ Waymon Cox Greetings from the Crater of Diamonds! This New Year’s Day, make a resolution for a healthier 2019 with a morning guided hike around the park’s Little Missouri River Trail, as part of the nationwide First Day Hikes initiative. 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. 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.