Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Crater of Diamonds Mount Magazine Petit Jean Region Central Northwest Southwest Lower Delta North Central Upper Delta Article: Park Activity Watchable Wildlife Climbing Diamond Digging Hiking Article: Trail Type Article: Trail Difficulty Author Joe Jacobs Meg Matthews Monika Rued Waymon Cox Date Published June 2019 May 2019 April 2019 March 2019 February 2019 January 2019 December 2018 November 2018 September 2018 June 2018 May 2018 March 2018 November 2017 October 2017 [X] September 2017 August 2017 July 2017 June 2017 May 2017 February 2017 January 2017 December 2016 November 2016 October 2016 September 2016 August 2016 July 2016 June 2016 May 2016 April 2016 March 2016 [X] February 2016 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. Birding in Arkansas State Parks Sep 01, 2017 ⁄ Meg Matthews Arkansas has some of the finest bird watching. Many of our parks have bird watching checklists, and park interpreters who are avid birders and can guide you to view many of the birds in Arkansas. Great Arkansas Cleanup Sep 01, 2017 ⁄ Monika Rued Each fall, Arkansans improve their communities by volunteering in the Great Arkansas Cleanup (GAC), the Keep Arkansas Beautiful Commission’s (KAB) annual litter pickup and community cleanup event. Distracted by the Birds at Petit Jean State Park Feb 01, 2016 ⁄ Joe Jacobs We interpreters like to feed the songbirds, and this helps folks who come to the visitor center get a better look at them, especially if they go into the exhibit room and look out through the large wi... Because words can’t describe… Feb 01, 2016 ⁄ Joe Jacobs The Lodge at Mount Magazine has rooms and cabins have a view off the bluff-line overlooking the Petit Jean River Valley and Blue Mountain Lake. Plant a tree in Arkansas! Feb 01, 2016 ⁄ Joe Jacobs You can vote for Arkansas to receive trees donated by Odwalla’s Plant a Tree program! Simply log onto the Plant-A-Tree Web site and enter your email address. Unique Ways to Support your Arkansas State Parks Feb 01, 2016 ⁄ Joe Jacobs To demonstrate our commitment to our parks we’re encouraging all families to come out and play this summer. You can also help support America’s parks by simply voting for your favorite.