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 Park Activity Diamond Digging Fishing Watchable Wildlife Hiking Kayaking / Canoeing Mountain Biking Trail Type Trail Difficulty Author Waymon Cox Arkansas State Parks Staff Monika Rued Paul Butler Robin Gabe Shelley Flanary Date Published December 2020 November 2020 October 2020 September 2020 August 2020 July 2020 June 2020 May 2020 April 2020 March 2020 February 2020 January 2020 December 2019 November 2019 October 2019 August 2019 [X] July 2019 June 2019 May 2019 March 2019 February 2019 January 2019 December 2018 November 2018 May 2018 March 2018 November 2017 October 2017 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 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. 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. 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. The Park that was a Farm Mar 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 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.