Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Petit Jean Devil's Den Ozark Folk Center Cane Creek Moro Bay Mount Magazine Village Creek Cossatot River Daisy Davidsonville DeGray Lake Catherine Lake Fort Smith Lake Ouachita Mississippi River Parkin Archeological Pinnacle Mountain [X] Toltec Mounds [X] Crater of Diamonds [X] Crowley's Ridge Region Central Southwest Upper Delta Park Activity Diamond Digging Hiking Watchable Wildlife Trail Type Trail Difficulty Author Arkansas State Parks Staff Robin Gabe Meg Matthews Monika Rued Waymon Cox Date Published June 2020 May 2020 April 2020 February 2020 December 2019 November 2019 October 2019 August 2019 July 2019 June 2019 May 2019 April 2019 March 2019 February 2019 January 2019 December 2018 May 2018 September 2017 June 2017 May 2017 February 2017 December 2016 [X] October 2016 September 2016 June 2016 [X] April 2016 [X] March 2016 Unexpected Challenge at Toltec Mounds Archeological State Park Oct 2016 ⁄ Meg Matthews At Toltec Mounds Archeological State Park, there are the remains of ancient earthworks that are strategically placed. Visitor Finds 2.03-Carat Diamond at Crater of Diamonds State Park Oct 2016 ⁄ Monika Rued It took less than an hour for a family to discover a 2.03-carat white diamond on the side of a plowed furrow at Arkansas’s Crater of Diamonds State Park. The Electric Chair Apr 2016 ⁄ Arkansas State Parks Staff Not too long after I moved to Northeast Arkansas I was talking with a local who wanted to know where I worked. When I told them that I worked at Crowley’s Ridge State Park they immediately asked “Have you seen the electric chair room?” No one had told me anything about an electric chair on the park grounds, so I asked about it when I went in to the office the next day. My... 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. The Park that was a Farm Mar 2016 ⁄ Arkansas State Parks Staff Entering Crowley’s Ridge State Park, the first things you notice are the trees. As you wander through the park you will see a wide variety of trees, shrubs, vines, and flowering plants. Artifact Tales Mar 2016 ⁄ Robin Gabe Artifacts amaze me. It is a simple statement but every word is true. In certain cases, they are the only link that we have to past cultures. This is true at Toltec Mounds Archeological State Park. The American Indians that lived here are called the Plum Bayou Culture and they left clues to their way of life in the form of artifacts. They lived at this site around 1,200... Hard Work and Sweat Mar 2016 ⁄ Robin Gabe Imagine a group of Indians sitting quietly under the shade of a tree, wiping sweat from their brow and calculating how many more trips they must make with their baskets to complete their newest mound. Going Prehistoric! Mar 2016 ⁄ Arkansas State Parks Staff Come and see the archaeological wonders of the Toltec Mounds where you can experience these actual events and see our own piece of prehistory.