Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Crater of Diamonds Region Southwest Northwest Article: Park Activity Watchable Wildlife Hiking Climbing Mountain Biking Road Cycling [X] Diamond Digging Article: Trail Type Article: Trail Difficulty Author Waymon Cox Meg Matthews Date Published February 2020 December 2019 November 2019 [X] October 2019 August 2019 July 2019 June 2019 [X] May 2019 [X] April 2019 February 2019 December 2018 November 2018 September 2017 June 2017 May 2017 December 2016 October 2016 [X] September 2016 June 2016 [X] March 2016 VISITOR FINDS 3.29-CARAT DIAMOND AT CRATER OF DIAMONDS STATE PARK Oct 01, 2019 ⁄ Waymon Cox After summer-like heat gave way to cooler temperatures this week, 65-year-old Pat Choate and her husband John made the two-hour drive from their home in Jacksonville, Arkansas to search for diamonds... New Excavation Project Ongoing at Crater of Diamonds Oct 01, 2019 ⁄ Waymon Cox A lot has happened at Crater of Diamonds State Park in the past few days, as a new trenching plan seeks to expose unsearched diamond-bearing material and create new opportunities for diamond finds in... Summer in Full Swing at the Crater of Diamonds May 01, 2019 ⁄ Waymon Cox Greetings from Crater of Diamonds State Park! This past Memorial Day Weekend marked the beginning of summer hours and activities at the Crater of Diamonds. From now through August 10, the park’s... A Successful Four Months of Diamond Finds May 01, 2019 ⁄ Waymon Cox Greetings from Crater of Diamonds State Park! So far, 2019 has been a productive year for finding diamonds in Arkansas. By the end of April, our park staff had registered 177 diamonds, compared to 139... Build A Box Screen at Crater Apr 01, 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... Wishes Come True at Crater of Diamonds State Park Sep 01, 2016 ⁄ Meg Matthews A young Canadian pre-teen came to Crater of Diamonds thanks to the Make a Wish Foundation after a bad prognosis. But after spending time in the state park, he found a 15 pt diamond. 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.