Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Crater of Diamonds Crowley's Ridge Mount Magazine Ozark Folk Center Pinnacle Mountain Region Southwest Central North Central Northwest Upper Delta Lower Delta Article: Park Activity Hiking Kayaking / Canoeing Climbing Backpacking Boating / Marinas Fishing Geocaching Hang Gliding Horseback Riding Lake Tours Motorcycling Mountain Biking River Running Road Cycling Snorkeling / Scuba Diving Swimming [X] Watchable Wildlife [X] Diamond Digging Article: Trail Type Day Hikes Backpacking Barrier Free (ADA) Horseback Riding Kayaking/Water Trails Mountain Biking Wilderness Article: Trail Difficulty Easy Moderate Strenuous Author Arkansas State Parks Staff Monika Rued Don Simons Meg Matthews Waymon Cox Date Published October 2019 August 2019 July 2019 June 2019 May 2019 April 2019 February 2019 January 2019 December 2018 November 2018 September 2018 April 2018 November 2017 September 2017 June 2017 May 2017 January 2017 [X] December 2016 October 2016 September 2016 August 2016 June 2016 [X] April 2016 [X] March 2016 February 2016 1.73-Carat Diamond Found at Crater of Diamonds State Park Dec 01, 2016 ⁄ Meg Matthews Crater of Diamonds State Park is the only public diamond mine in the world. If a visitor finds a diamond its their's to keep. Recently, two guests who go to Crater of Diamonds on a regular basis found... Ozark Holidays Craft Show at Ozark Folk Center State Park Dec 01, 2016 ⁄ Monika Rued The perfect present for everyone on your list is at the Ozark Folk Center. Here you can find locally-made heirloom quality gifts for reasonable prices. One of a kind items will surprise even the the G... Green Friday is Time to #OptOutside Dec 01, 2016 ⁄ Monika Rued Nov. 25 is Green Friday, an alternative to the crowds by choosing to #OptOutside and get outdoors. Arkansas State Parks has been offering Green Friday events for over seven years. Planting Seeds Apr 01, 2016 ⁄ Arkansas State Parks Staff “If this doesn’t break the spirit of the turtle killers, nothing will,” I thought. Steinbeck interprets human nature and frames the choice between good and evil better than anyone. 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. Wings on the Wind Mar 01, 2016 ⁄ Don Simons As you scan the horizon with a good set of binoculars, there is a variety of wildlife to spot in state parks from hawks and eagles to monarch butterflies and song birds. Pinnacle Mountain State Park Rocks! Mar 01, 2016 ⁄ Arkansas State Parks Staff Tucked away in central Arkansas, Pinnacle Mountain is one of the most accessible state parks for hiking, backpacking, climbing, camping, and biking. Songs of the Woods Mar 01, 2016 ⁄ Arkansas State Parks Staff Visit an Arkansas State Park near you. There will be plenty of opportunities to listen to the music of the woods so turn off the radio and head outside. The Park that was a Farm Mar 01, 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.