Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Crater of Diamonds Historic Washington State Park Region Southwest Central Lower Delta North Central Northwest Upper Delta Article: Park Activity Diamond Digging Backpacking Climbing Fishing Geocaching Hiking Kayaking / Canoeing Motorcycling Mountain Biking Watchable Wildlife Article: Trail Type ATV Backpacking Barrier Free (ADA) Day Hikes Horseback Riding Kayaking/Water Trails Mountain Biking Article: Trail Difficulty Easy Moderate Strenuous Author Meg Matthews Monika Rued Waymon Cox Date Published July 2019 June 2019 May 2019 April 2019 March 2019 February 2019 January 2019 December 2018 November 2018 September 2018 June 2018 May 2018 March 2018 [X] November 2017 October 2017 [X] September 2017 August 2017 July 2017 June 2017 May 2017 February 2017 January 2017 December 2016 November 2016 October 2016 September 2016 August 2016 [X] July 2016 June 2016 May 2016 April 2016 March 2016 February 2016 Christmas and Candlelight at Historic Washington State Park Nov 01, 2017 ⁄ Monika Rued Christmas and Candlelight at Historic Washington State Park in Washington, Ark., is a delightful time to connect with our rich Arkansas history and experience Historic Washington at its finest. Opt Outside for Green Friday Nov 01, 2017 ⁄ Meg Matthews Green Friday is an antidote to Black Friday where programs will be offered at many Arkansas State Parks on the day after Thanksgiving each year. Surprising Uses for Minerals Found at the Crater of Diamonds Sep 01, 2017 ⁄ Waymon Cox Dozens of minerals can be found at Crater of Diamonds State Park, including calcite, mica, and barite. Each one can be used in different ways to make our lives easier. Birding in Arkansas State Parks Sep 01, 2017 ⁄ Meg Matthews Arkansas has some of the finest bird watching. Many of our parks have bird watching checklists, and park interpreters who are avid birders and can guide you to view many of the birds in Arkansas. Great Arkansas Cleanup Sep 01, 2017 ⁄ Monika Rued Each fall, Arkansans improve their communities by volunteering in the Great Arkansas Cleanup (GAC), the Keep Arkansas Beautiful Commission’s (KAB) annual litter pickup and community cleanup event. Governor's Capital Campout Jul 01, 2016 ⁄ Meg Matthews Welcome to the Governor’s Capital Campout – an overnight event celebrating National Great Outdoors Month. These special events are held to encourage families to enjoy their natural surroundings.