Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Crater of Diamonds Crowley's Ridge Mount Magazine Pinnacle Mountain Region Southwest Central Northwest Upper Delta Park Activity Hiking Climbing Mountain Biking [X] Watchable Wildlife [X] Diamond Digging Trail Type Day Hikes Trail Difficulty Easy Moderate Strenuous Author Arkansas State Parks Staff Waymon Cox Don Simons Date Published June 2020 May 2020 February 2020 December 2019 November 2019 October 2019 August 2019 July 2019 [X] June 2019 May 2019 April 2019 [X] February 2019 January 2019 December 2018 November 2018 September 2018 May 2018 September 2017 June 2017 May 2017 January 2017 December 2016 October 2016 September 2016 August 2016 June 2016 April 2016 [X] March 2016 February 2016 Crater to Host Prospectors’ Gemboree on June 15 Jun 2019 ⁄ Waymon Cox Greetings from the Crater of Diamonds! Each year, thousands of visitors from all over the world visit Arkansas’s Crater of Diamonds State Park. On Saturday, June 15, the park will host a celebration of those who come in search of diamonds during the 9th Annual Prospectors’ Gemboree! Springtime Diamond Mining at Crater of Diamonds State Park Feb 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 country will be planning spring break trips, and several will be visiting Crater of Diamonds State Park for a diamond mining adventure. For those who plan to visit the park this... Wings on the Wind Mar 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 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 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 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. Songs of the Woods Mar 2016 ⁄ Arkansas State Parks Staff Visit an Arkansas State Park near you. There will be plenty of opportunities to listen to the music of the woods so turn off the radio and head outside.