Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Crater of Diamonds Historic Washington State Park Bull Shoals - White River Cossatot River Crowley's Ridge Davidsonville DeGray Hobbs State Park Conservation Area Lake Chicot Lake Dardanelle Mount Magazine Ozark Folk Center Pinnacle Mountain Prairie Grove Battlefield Region Southwest Central Northwest Lower Delta North Central Upper Delta Article: Park Activity Climbing Diamond Digging Hiking Boating / Marinas Fishing Kayaking / Canoeing Mountain Biking Swimming Watchable Wildlife Article: Trail Type Day Hikes Article: Trail Difficulty Strenuous Author Meg Matthews Waymon Cox Billy Nations Brian Whitson Jason Parrie Mary Buchman Monika Rued Ron Salley Date Published January 2020 December 2019 November 2019 October 2019 August 2019 July 2019 June 2019 [X] May 2019 April 2019 March 2019 February 2019 January 2019 December 2018 November 2018 September 2018 June 2018 May 2018 March 2018 November 2017 October 2017 September 2017 August 2017 July 2017 June 2017 May 2017 [X] February 2017 January 2017 December 2016 November 2016 October 2016 September 2016 [X] August 2016 July 2016 June 2016 May 2016 April 2016 March 2016 February 2016 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... Crowley’s Ridge State Park: A High-Tech Marvel Built by the CCC Feb 01, 2017 ⁄ Mary Buchman Crowley’s Ridge State Park was first constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s, and included is still a beautiful and historic site you can visit. What’s it Like to be Scarlett? Feb 01, 2017 ⁄ Billy Nations We thought we would see first hand the difficulties of dressing during this time period and went head to head to see who could get dressed in 19th century dress the quickest. How Do You Pronounce Lake Chicot? Feb 01, 2017 ⁄ Brian Whitson Many people may know about the origins of this lake, but may not realize why we call it Lake Chicot. In order to understand where the name Lake Chicot comes from one must look to the past. Is Pinnacle Mountain a Volcano? Aug 01, 2016 ⁄ Ron Salley Pinnacle Mountain stands about 1,000 feet above sea level, is on the extreme eastern edge of the Ouachita Mountain range, and sits where three rivers converge. Video Blog: Chalk Up Buttercup, We’re Climbing at Mount Magazine Aug 01, 2016 ⁄ Monika Rued Thinking about taking the "Pepsi Challenge and climbing 75 feet up Pinnacle Mountain? Check out our blog post for what you might expect, and pick up a few tips. Top 10 Ways to Stay Cool at Arkansas State Parks Aug 01, 2016 ⁄ Meg Matthews While we wait for cooler temperatures to come to The Natural State, here are the top 10 ways to stay cool at Arkansas State Parks during the dog days of summer. Arkansas State Parks Celebrate S’mores Day Aug 01, 2016 ⁄ Meg Matthews Today, take advantage of National S’more Day at an Arkansas State Park to enjoy this ooey, gooey campfire treat just like when you were a kid. Handling the Heat Aug 01, 2016 ⁄ Jason Parrie Arkansas State Parks wants to remind folks that one can safely enjoy the outdoors even during the heat of the summer. Check our our tips and precautions for the hot weather.