Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Crater of Diamonds Region Northwest Central Upper Delta Lower Delta North Central [X] Southwest Article: Park Activity Diamond Digging Hiking Backpacking Boating / Marinas Climbing Fishing Geocaching Hang Gliding Horseback Riding Kayaking / Canoeing Lake Tours Motorcycling Mountain Biking River Running Road Cycling Snorkeling / Scuba Diving Swimming Watchable Wildlife Article: Trail Type Backpacking Barrier Free (ADA) Day Hikes Wilderness Horseback Riding Kayaking/Water Trails Mountain Biking Article: Trail Difficulty Easy Moderate Strenuous Author Monika Rued Matt Manos Meg Matthews Date Published August 2019 July 2019 June 2019 May 2019 March 2019 February 2019 January 2019 December 2018 November 2018 May 2018 April 2018 February 2018 November 2017 October 2017 September 2017 June 2017 May 2017 February 2017 January 2017 December 2016 [X] November 2016 [X] October 2016 September 2016 August 2016 June 2016 May 2016 April 2016 March 2016 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. 5 Fall Hiking Tips Nov 01, 2016 ⁄ Matt Manos It is hiking season in Arkansas and that brings some unique and beautiful opportunities. The leaves are changing, along with the temperatures. These cooler days can make for some great fall hiking. Visitor Finds 2.03-Carat Diamond at Crater of Diamonds State Park Oct 01, 2016 ⁄ Monika Rued It took less than an hour for a family to discover a 2.03-carat white diamond on the side of a plowed furrow at Arkansas’s Crater of Diamonds State Park. Fall Color in Your Arkansas State Parks Oct 01, 2016 ⁄ Meg Matthews Check out our fall events and fall foliage reporting so you can see which areas are showing the most color in Arkansas.