Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Mount Magazine Bull Shoals - White River Cossatot River Davidsonville DeGray Historic Washington State Park Hobbs State Park Conservation Area Ozark Folk Center Petit Jean Pinnacle Mountain Prairie Grove Battlefield [X] Crater of Diamonds [X] Lake Dardanelle Region Southwest Central North Central Northwest Article: Park Activity Diamond Digging Article: Trail Type Article: Trail Difficulty Author Waymon Cox Meg Matthews Date Published February 2020 December 2019 November 2019 [X] October 2019 August 2019 [X] July 2019 June 2019 May 2019 April 2019 March 2019 [X] February 2019 January 2019 December 2018 [X] September 2017 June 2017 May 2017 December 2016 October 2016 September 2016 [X] August 2016 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... Visitor Finds 2.12-Carat Diamond at Crater of Diamonds State Park Jul 01, 2019 ⁄ Waymon Cox After spending about two hours searching for diamonds, Josh Lanik left Crater of Diamonds State Park with a brandy-colored gem weighing just over two carats. Prospectors’ Gemboree at Crater of Diamonds State Park Jul 01, 2019 ⁄ Waymon Cox Greetings from Crater of Diamonds State Park! On Saturday, June 15, more than 800 park guests visited the Crater to search for diamonds and celebrate diamond miners in Arkansas during the 9th Annual... Springtime Diamond Mining at Crater of Diamonds State Park Feb 01, 2019 ⁄ Waymon Cox Greetings from the Crater of Diamonds State Park! With freezing February temperatures, it’s hard to believe that spring is just over a month away. In the next few weeks, families from across the... 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. Top 10 Ways to Stay Cool at Arkansas State Parks Aug 01, 2016 ⁄ Meg Matthews While we wait for cooler temperatures to come to The Natural State, here are the top 10 ways to stay cool at Arkansas State Parks during the dog days of summer.