Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Petit Jean Toltec Mounds Devil's Den Cossatot River Crowley's Ridge Hobbs State Park Conservation Area Lake Fort Smith Mississippi River Mount Magazine Pinnacle Mountain Village Creek [X] Crater of Diamonds [X] Parkin Archeological Region Southwest Article: Park Activity Diamond Digging Article: Trail Type Article: Trail Difficulty Author Waymon Cox Arkansas State Parks Staff Date Published February 2020 December 2019 November 2019 October 2019 August 2019 July 2019 [X] June 2019 [X] May 2019 April 2019 [X] March 2019 February 2019 December 2018 September 2017 June 2017 May 2017 December 2016 October 2016 September 2016 June 2016 [X] March 2016 Crater to Host Prospectors’ Gemboree on June 15 Jun 01, 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... 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... Awesome Astronomy March 16 at Crater of Diamonds State Park Mar 01, 2019 ⁄ Waymon Cox Greetings from Crater of Diamonds State Park! On Saturday, March 16, 2019 at 8 p.m., all ages are invited to come to the campground amphitheater for an evening under the stars! Guest astronomer Rick... 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. The Rich Musical History in the Arkansas Delta Mar 01, 2016 ⁄ Arkansas State Parks Staff Here in Arkansas we have so much to celebrate, yet so few of us know about our rich, colorful history. Perhaps the best untold story Arkansas is its ownership of the only pure American form of music.