Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Crater of Diamonds Region Southwest Central Lower Delta North Central Northwest Upper Delta Article: Park Activity Watchable Wildlife Hiking Boating / Marinas Fishing Kayaking / Canoeing Climbing Geocaching Horseback Riding Mountain Biking Road Cycling Snorkeling / Scuba Diving Swimming [X] Diamond Digging Article: Trail Type Article: Trail Difficulty Author Monika Rued Waymon Cox Meg Matthews Date Published December 2019 November 2019 October 2019 August 2019 July 2019 June 2019 May 2019 April 2019 February 2019 [X] January 2019 December 2018 November 2018 [X] September 2017 [X] June 2017 May 2017 December 2016 October 2016 September 2016 June 2016 [X] March 2016 Relax, Recharge and Recreate During Spring Break Jan 01, 2019 ⁄ Meg Matthews Arkansas State Parks have many ways to relax, recharge and recreate fun and affordable. Take the time this spring break to visit a park and enjoy the physical and mental benefits. 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. Crater Diamond Find: 2.78-Carat Way Out Yonder Diamond Jun 01, 2017 ⁄ Monika Rued A couple spotted a large brown gem at Crater Diamonds State Park that turned out to be a 2.78-carat diamond. 2.65-Carat Diamond Found at Crater of Diamonds State Park Jun 01, 2017 ⁄ Monika Rued A 25 year old woman thought she had only picked up a piece of glass at Crater of Diamonds State park, but in reality, she found out she had discovered a 2.65-carat brown 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.