Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park [X] Crater of Diamonds [X] Pinnacle Mountain Region Southwest Central Article: Park Activity Hiking Watchable Wildlife [X] Diamond Digging [X] Climbing Article: Trail Type Day Hikes Article: Trail Difficulty Easy Moderate Strenuous Author Waymon Cox Arkansas State Parks Staff Date Published February 2020 December 2019 November 2019 October 2019 August 2019 July 2019 June 2019 [X] May 2019 April 2019 [X] February 2019 December 2018 September 2017 June 2017 May 2017 December 2016 October 2016 September 2016 August 2016 June 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... Springtime Diamond Mining at Crater of Diamonds State Park Feb 01, 2019 ⁄ Waymon Cox Greetings from the Crater of Diamonds State Park! With freezing February temperatures, it’s hard to believe that spring is just over a month away. In the next few weeks, families from across the... 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. 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.