Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Crater of Diamonds Region Southwest Article: Park Activity Diamond Digging Article: Trail Type Article: 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 December 2019 [X] November 2019 [X] October 2019 August 2019 July 2019 June 2019 [X] May 2019 April 2019 March 2019 February 2019 December 2018 [X] September 2017 June 2016 [X] March 2016 Diamond Searching by Specific Gravity Nov 01, 2019 ⁄ Waymon Cox Greetings from Crater of Diamonds State Park! When digging dirt to sift for diamonds at the park, finding certain other minerals can make your search more productive. Look for locations where running... VISITOR FINDS 3.29-CARAT DIAMOND AT CRATER OF DIAMONDS STATE PARK Oct 01, 2019 ⁄ Waymon Cox After summer-like heat gave way to cooler temperatures this week, 65-year-old Pat Choate and her husband John made the two-hour drive from their home in Jacksonville, Arkansas to search for diamonds... New Excavation Project Ongoing at Crater of Diamonds Oct 01, 2019 ⁄ Waymon Cox A lot has happened at Crater of Diamonds State Park in the past few days, as a new trenching plan seeks to expose unsearched diamond-bearing material and create new opportunities for diamond finds in... Summer in Full Swing at the Crater of Diamonds May 01, 2019 ⁄ Waymon Cox Greetings from Crater of Diamonds State Park! This past Memorial Day Weekend marked the beginning of summer hours and activities at the Crater of Diamonds. From now through August 10, the park’s... A Successful Four Months of Diamond Finds May 01, 2019 ⁄ Waymon Cox Greetings from Crater of Diamonds State Park! So far, 2019 has been a productive year for finding diamonds in Arkansas. By the end of April, our park staff had registered 177 diamonds, compared to 139... 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.