Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Crater of Diamonds Region Southwest Article: Park Activity Hiking Watchable Wildlife Kayaking / Canoeing Swimming Climbing Fishing Geocaching Mountain Biking Snorkeling / Scuba Diving [X] Diamond Digging Article: Trail Type Article: Trail Difficulty Author Waymon Cox Date Published February 2020 December 2019 November 2019 October 2019 August 2019 [X] July 2019 June 2019 [X] May 2019 April 2019 February 2019 December 2018 November 2018 September 2017 June 2017 May 2017 December 2016 October 2016 September 2016 June 2016 [X] March 2016 Visitor Finds 2.12-Carat Diamond at Crater of Diamonds State Park Jul 01, 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 01, 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... 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... 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.