Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Crater of Diamonds Moro Bay Davidsonville Delta Heritage Trail Lake Fort Smith Wooly Hollow Region Southwest Central Lower Delta Northwest Upper Delta North Central Park Activity Hiking Watchable Wildlife Climbing Kayaking / Canoeing Boating / Marinas Swimming [X] Fishing [X] Diamond Digging [X] Mountain Biking Trail Type Trail Difficulty Author Waymon Cox Monika Rued Jason Parrie Paul Butler Robin Gabe Date Published June 2020 May 2020 February 2020 December 2019 November 2019 October 2019 August 2019 [X] July 2019 June 2019 May 2019 April 2019 February 2019 January 2019 December 2018 November 2018 May 2018 September 2017 [X] July 2017 June 2017 May 2017 [X] January 2017 December 2016 November 2016 October 2016 September 2016 [X] August 2016 June 2016 [X] March 2016 Visitor Finds 2.12-Carat Diamond at Crater of Diamonds State Park Jul 2019 ⁄ Waymon Cox After spending about two hours searching for diamonds, Josh Lanik left Crater of Diamonds State Park with a brandy-colored gem weighing just over two carats. Prospectors’ Gemboree at Crater of Diamonds State Park Jul 2019 ⁄ Waymon Cox Greetings from Crater of Diamonds State Park! On Saturday, June 15, more than 800 park guests visited the Crater to search for diamonds and celebrate diamond miners in Arkansas during the 9th Annual Prospectors’ Gemboree. Visitors of all ages enjoyed playing games and winning prizes during the day. Let’s Ride: Mountain Biking Exhibit at State Capitol Jul 2017 ⁄ Monika Rued “Let’s Ride: Mountain Biking in the State Parks of Arkansas” is a biking exhibit at the Arkansas Capitol, celebrating mountain biking in Arkansas State Parks. Couple ‘Catches’ 15 Pound Fish Without Pole Jan 2017 ⁄ Paul Butler One Arkansas couple rented a boat to explore the Ouachita Lake and Raymond Lake. To their surprise, a large fish jumped into their boat at Moro Bay State Park. 5 State Parks Off the Beaten Path Jan 2017 ⁄ Robin Gabe Whether you’re looking to hike a trail, journey through history, muddy up your mountain bike, or just get away for the weekend, there is an Arkansas State Park waiting for you. Winter To Do List Jan 2017 ⁄ Monika Rued If you’re looking for ways to come out of hibernation this winter, we have plenty of fun things to do. Here are 10 ideas we rounded up from our Arkansas State Parks team. Handling the Heat Aug 2016 ⁄ Jason Parrie Arkansas State Parks wants to remind folks that one can safely enjoy the outdoors even during the heat of the summer. Check our our tips and precautions for the hot weather. 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.