Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Crater of Diamonds Lake Catherine Moro Bay Region Lower Delta North Central Central Upper Delta Northwest [X] Southwest Article: Park Activity Diamond Digging Hiking Kayaking / Canoeing Backpacking Boating / Marinas Climbing Fishing Geocaching Hang Gliding Horseback Riding Lake Tours Motorcycling Mountain Biking River Running Road Cycling Snorkeling / Scuba Diving Swimming Watchable Wildlife Article: Trail Type Day Hikes Backpacking Barrier Free (ADA) Horseback Riding Kayaking/Water Trails Mountain Biking Wilderness Article: Trail Difficulty Easy Moderate Strenuous Author Meg Matthews Monika Rued Paul Butler Tara Gillanders Date Published October 2019 August 2019 July 2019 June 2019 May 2019 March 2019 February 2019 January 2019 December 2018 November 2018 May 2018 April 2018 March 2018 November 2017 October 2017 September 2017 June 2017 May 2017 February 2017 January 2017 [X] December 2016 November 2016 October 2016 September 2016 August 2016 June 2016 May 2016 [X] April 2016 March 2016 1.73-Carat Diamond Found at Crater of Diamonds State Park Dec 01, 2016 ⁄ Meg Matthews Crater of Diamonds State Park is the only public diamond mine in the world. If a visitor finds a diamond its their's to keep. Recently, two guests who go to Crater of Diamonds on a regular basis found... Green Friday is Time to #OptOutside Dec 01, 2016 ⁄ Monika Rued Nov. 25 is Green Friday, an alternative to the crowds by choosing to #OptOutside and get outdoors. Arkansas State Parks has been offering Green Friday events for over seven years. Babysitting a Beaver Apr 01, 2016 ⁄ Paul Butler Your Arkansas State Parks are set aside, protected, and determined in their mission to provide you with outdoor experiences that can enhance the quality of your life. It’s School Group Season! Apr 01, 2016 ⁄ Tara Gillanders Most of our parks have programs specifically designed for school groups that are aligned with the Arkansas K-12 and can accommodate School Groups throughout the year. An Adventure in Spring Apr 01, 2016 The spring birds are back and filling up the air with their songs. The winter bleakness is behind us. The warm air hits my face as I hike on one of our trails here at Lake Catherine State Park .