Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Crater of Diamonds Region Southwest Central Lower Delta North Central Northwest Upper Delta Park Activity Watchable Wildlife Hiking Climbing Boating / Marinas Kayaking / Canoeing Mountain Biking Swimming [X] Diamond Digging [X] Fishing Trail Type Trail Difficulty Author Waymon Cox Jason Parrie Date Published 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 May 2018 [X] September 2017 June 2017 May 2017 January 2017 December 2016 October 2016 September 2016 [X] August 2016 June 2016 [X] March 2016 Surprising Uses for Minerals Found at the Crater of Diamonds Sep 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. 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.