Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Petit Jean Devil's Den Ozark Folk Center Toltec Mounds Cane Creek Crowley's Ridge Moro Bay Cossatot River Daisy Davidsonville Historic Washington State Park Lake Catherine Lake Ouachita Mississippi River Mount Magazine Parkin Archeological Pinnacle Mountain Village Creek [X] Crater of Diamonds [X] Lake Fort Smith Region Southwest Article: Park Activity Diamond Digging Article: Trail Type Article: Trail Difficulty Author Waymon Cox Arkansas State Parks Staff Date Published December 2019 November 2019 October 2019 August 2019 July 2019 June 2019 May 2019 April 2019 March 2019 February 2019 January 2019 December 2018 [X] September 2017 June 2017 May 2017 January 2017 December 2016 October 2016 September 2016 June 2016 [X] March 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. 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. More Fun at Lake Fort Smith State Park Mar 01, 2016 ⁄ Arkansas State Parks Staff Who doesn’t enjoy an evening by the fire, nestled in a cabin, in the woods, near a lake? Made all the more special as you feel your muscles relax after a day of hiking, kayaking and fishing.