Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Crater of Diamonds Crowley's Ridge Jacksonport Lake Charles Lake Frierson Moro Bay Mount Magazine Pinnacle Mountain White Oak Lake Withrow Springs Region Southwest Upper Delta Northwest Central Lower Delta North Central Article: Park Activity Watchable Wildlife Climbing Fishing Geocaching Kayaking / Canoeing Mountain Biking Swimming Backpacking Horseback Riding Lake Tours Motorcycling Snorkeling / Scuba Diving [X] Hiking [X] Diamond Digging Article: Trail Type Day Hikes Article: Trail Difficulty Easy Moderate Strenuous Author Arkansas State Parks Staff Waymon Cox Monika Rued Don Simons Date Published December 2019 November 2019 October 2019 August 2019 July 2019 June 2019 [X] May 2019 April 2019 February 2019 January 2019 December 2018 [X] November 2018 September 2018 [X] May 2018 September 2017 July 2017 June 2017 [X] May 2017 January 2017 December 2016 November 2016 October 2016 September 2016 August 2016 June 2016 April 2016 [X] March 2016 February 2016 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... Arkansas State Parks December To Do List Nov 01, 2018 ⁄ Monika Rued December is a wonderful time to connect with your community in Arkansas state parks. We have interpretative programs and events on tap all month to celebrate the holidays. Six Hidden Gems of Arkansas State Parks May 01, 2018 ⁄ Arkansas State Parks Staff Arkansas is lush with State Parks that people travel from all over to discover. But check out this list of parks that fly under the radar with hidden beauties and a secluded environment. Inside Crowley's Ridge State Park May 01, 2018 Wandering the trails, cooling off in the swimming hole, celebrating reunions and weddings . . . locals and neighbors of Paragould, Arkansas, have been enjoying Crowley’s Ridge State Park for... Teen Finds 7.44-Carat Diamond at Arkansas’s Crater of Diamonds State Park May 01, 2017 ⁄ Monika Rued An Arkansas teen found a 7.44-carat diamond at Crater of Diamond State Park after only searching for 30 minutes. It is the 7th-largest diamond found at the parks since 1972. Wings on the Wind Mar 01, 2016 ⁄ Don Simons As you scan the horizon with a good set of binoculars, there is a variety of wildlife to spot in state parks from hawks and eagles to monarch butterflies and song birds. 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. Pinnacle Mountain State Park Rocks! Mar 01, 2016 ⁄ Arkansas State Parks Staff Tucked away in central Arkansas, Pinnacle Mountain is one of the most accessible state parks for hiking, backpacking, climbing, camping, and biking.