Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Petit Jean Toltec Mounds Devil's Den Cossatot River Crowley's Ridge Mount Magazine Parkin Archeological Pinnacle Mountain Village Creek [X] Crater of Diamonds [X] Lake Fort Smith [X] Mississippi River Region Southwest Northwest Park Activity Diamond Digging Trail Type Trail Difficulty Author Waymon Cox Arkansas State Parks Staff John Morrow Date Published May 2020 April 2020 February 2020 December 2019 November 2019 October 2019 August 2019 July 2019 June 2019 May 2019 [X] April 2019 March 2019 February 2019 January 2019 [X] December 2018 September 2017 June 2017 May 2017 January 2017 December 2016 October 2016 September 2016 June 2016 [X] March 2016 Build A Box Screen at Crater Apr 2019 ⁄ Waymon Cox Greetings from Crater of Diamonds State Park! One of the most useful tools in searching for diamonds is a sifting screen. A fine-mesh screen helps you to sift dirt and search through gravel quickly. When used properly, it can greatly increase your chances of finding a diamond! The park rents screens and other tools for diamond searching, but some people like to make their... Take a First Day Hike at the Crater of Diamonds State Park Dec 2018 ⁄ Waymon Cox Greetings from the Crater of Diamonds! This New Year’s Day, make a resolution for a healthier 2019 with a morning guided hike around the park’s Little Missouri River Trail, as part of the nationwide First Day Hikes initiative. 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. Two Roads… Mar 2016 ⁄ John Morrow Discover the scenic routes in Mississippi River State Park, the Great River Road and Crowley's Ridge Parkway, highlighting the unique natural division of the delta. More Fun at Lake Fort Smith State Park Mar 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.