Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park [X] Crater of Diamonds Region Southwest Article: Park Activity Diamond Digging Article: Trail Type Article: Trail Difficulty Author Monika Rued [X] Waymon Cox Date Published February 2020 December 2019 November 2019 [X] October 2019 August 2019 July 2019 [X] June 2019 May 2019 April 2019 March 2019 February 2019 December 2018 [X] September 2017 June 2016 March 2016 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... Crater to Host Prospectors’ Gemboree on June 15 Jun 01, 2019 ⁄ Waymon Cox Greetings from the Crater of Diamonds! Each year, thousands of visitors from all over the world visit Arkansas’s Crater of Diamonds State Park. On Saturday, June 15, the park will host a celebration... 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.