Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Crater of Diamonds Cossatot River Region Central Northwest North Central Upper Delta Lower Delta [X] Southwest Article: Park Activity Diamond Digging Hiking Article: Trail Type Article: Trail Difficulty Author Waymon Cox Meg Matthews Monika Rued Shelley Flanary Date Published December 2019 November 2019 October 2019 August 2019 July 2019 June 2019 [X] May 2019 March 2019 February 2019 January 2019 [X] December 2018 November 2018 May 2018 March 2018 November 2017 [X] October 2017 September 2017 June 2017 May 2017 February 2017 January 2017 December 2016 November 2016 October 2016 September 2016 August 2016 June 2016 May 2016 April 2016 [X] March 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 Celebrate the New Year with First Day Hikes Dec 01, 2018 ⁄ Meg Matthews Make a healthy New Year’s resolution by kicking off 2019 with an invigorating First Day Hike at an Arkansas state park near you. Take a First Day Hike at the Crater of Diamonds State Park Dec 01, 2018 ⁄ Waymon Cox Greetings from the Crater of Diamonds! This New Year’s Day, make a resolution for a healthier 2019 with a morning guided hike around the park’s Little Missouri River Trail, as part of the nationwide... Fun Fall Events Oct 01, 2017 ⁄ Monika Rued Arkansas State Parks has several fun fall events and programs. Check out some of our park interpreters’ suggestions they sent in and make your plans to come visit. 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. 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.