Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Crater of Diamonds Moro Bay Cossatot River Crowley's Ridge Davidsonville Delta Heritage Trail Lake Fort Smith Wooly Hollow Region Central Northwest Lower Delta North Central [X] Southwest [X] Upper Delta Article: Park Activity Watchable Wildlife Fishing Diamond Digging Hiking Kayaking / Canoeing Mountain Biking Article: Trail Type Article: Trail Difficulty Author Monika Rued Waymon Cox Arkansas State Parks Staff Meg Matthews Paul Butler Robin Gabe Shelley Flanary Date Published January 2020 December 2019 November 2019 October 2019 August 2019 July 2019 June 2019 May 2019 March 2019 February 2019 January 2019 December 2018 November 2018 May 2018 March 2018 November 2017 October 2017 [X] September 2017 June 2017 May 2017 February 2017 [X] January 2017 December 2016 November 2016 October 2016 September 2016 August 2016 June 2016 May 2016 April 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. Birding in Arkansas State Parks Sep 01, 2017 ⁄ Meg Matthews Arkansas has some of the finest bird watching. Many of our parks have bird watching checklists, and park interpreters who are avid birders and can guide you to view many of the birds in Arkansas. Great Arkansas Cleanup Sep 01, 2017 ⁄ Monika Rued Each fall, Arkansans improve their communities by volunteering in the Great Arkansas Cleanup (GAC), the Keep Arkansas Beautiful Commission’s (KAB) annual litter pickup and community cleanup event. Couple ‘Catches’ 15 Pound Fish Without Pole Jan 01, 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 01, 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 01, 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. 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. The Park that was a Farm Mar 01, 2016 ⁄ Arkansas State Parks Staff Entering Crowley’s Ridge State Park, the first things you notice are the trees. As you wander through the park you will see a wide variety of trees, shrubs, vines, and flowering plants. A Wild and Scenic River Mar 01, 2016 ⁄ Shelley Flanary Do you hear that sound? Do you hear the music? What could it be? You are standing approximately just southwest of Little Rock, in one of the most spectacular river corridors in the central U.S.