Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Ozark Folk Center Cane Creek Moro Bay Conway Cemetery Crowley's Ridge Davidsonville Devil's Den Lake Catherine Petit Jean [X] Crater of Diamonds [X] Daisy [X] Lake Ouachita Region Southwest Park Activity Diamond Digging Trail Type Trail Difficulty Author Arkansas State Parks Staff Waymon Cox Monika Rued Date Published October 2020 September 2020 August 2020 July 2020 June 2020 May 2020 April 2020 February 2020 December 2019 November 2019 [X] October 2019 August 2019 July 2019 June 2019 May 2019 April 2019 March 2019 February 2019 January 2019 December 2018 May 2018 September 2017 July 2017 June 2017 [X] May 2017 January 2017 December 2016 October 2016 September 2016 August 2016 June 2016 [X] April 2016 March 2016 February 2016 VISITOR FINDS 3.29-CARAT DIAMOND AT CRATER OF DIAMONDS STATE PARK Oct 2019 ⁄ Waymon Cox After summer-like heat gave way to cooler temperatures this week, 65-year-old Pat Choate and her husband John made the two-hour drive from their home in Jacksonville, Arkansas to search for diamonds at Crater of Diamonds State Park in Murfreesboro. Originally from the Murfreesboro area, the couple has visited Arkansas’s diamond site numerous times over the years and have... New Excavation Project Ongoing at Crater of Diamonds Oct 2019 ⁄ Waymon Cox A lot has happened at Crater of Diamonds State Park in the past few days, as a new trenching plan seeks to expose unsearched diamond-bearing material and create new opportunities for diamond finds in the park’s 37.5-acre search area. Teen Finds 7.44-Carat Diamond at Arkansas’s Crater of Diamonds State Park May 2017 ⁄ Monika Rued An Arkansas teen found a 7.44-carat diamond at Crater of Diamond State Park after only searching for 30 minutes. It is the 7th-largest diamond found at the parks since 1972. A Daisy of a Park! Apr 2016 ⁄ Arkansas State Parks Staff Daisy State Park is a hub of southwest Arkansas adventures including diamond digging, canoeing, kayaking, trout fishing, Little Missouri Falls, and Hot Springs National Park. Kayaking Campout! Apr 2016 ⁄ Arkansas State Parks Staff Learn more about the overnight kayaking trip of the year Lake Ouachita State Park, which is one of the best ways to experience the lake and create cherished memories.