Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Crater of Diamonds Crowley's Ridge Mount Magazine Pinnacle Mountain Region Southwest Central Northwest Upper Delta Park Activity Hiking Kayaking / Canoeing [X] Watchable Wildlife [X] Diamond Digging [X] Climbing Trail Type Day Hikes Trail Difficulty Easy Moderate Strenuous Author Arkansas State Parks Staff Don Simons Monika Rued Waymon Cox Date Published October 2020 September 2020 August 2020 July 2020 June 2020 May 2020 February 2020 December 2019 November 2019 October 2019 August 2019 July 2019 June 2019 May 2019 April 2019 February 2019 January 2019 December 2018 November 2018 September 2018 May 2018 September 2017 June 2017 [X] May 2017 January 2017 December 2016 October 2016 September 2016 August 2016 June 2016 [X] April 2016 [X] March 2016 February 2016 Teen Finds 7.44-Carat Diamond at Arkansas’s Crater of Diamonds State Park May 2017 ⁄ Monika Rued An Arkansas teen found a 7.44-carat diamond at Crater of Diamond State Park after only searching for 30 minutes. It is the 7th-largest diamond found at the parks since 1972. Planting Seeds Apr 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 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 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. Songs of the Woods Mar 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 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. Pinnacle Mountain State Park Rocks! Mar 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.