Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Crater of Diamonds Mount Magazine Pinnacle Mountain Region Southwest Central Northwest Lower Delta North Central Upper Delta Article: Park Activity Hiking Boating / Marinas Fishing Kayaking / Canoeing Mountain Biking Swimming [X] Diamond Digging [X] Climbing [X] Watchable Wildlife Article: Trail Type Day Hikes Article: Trail Difficulty Strenuous Author Waymon Cox Jason Parrie Monika Rued Ron Salley Date Published December 2019 November 2019 October 2019 August 2019 [X] July 2019 June 2019 [X] May 2019 April 2019 February 2019 January 2019 December 2018 November 2018 September 2018 May 2018 September 2017 June 2017 May 2017 January 2017 December 2016 October 2016 September 2016 [X] August 2016 June 2016 April 2016 March 2016 February 2016 Visitor Finds 2.12-Carat Diamond at Crater of Diamonds State Park Jul 01, 2019 ⁄ Waymon Cox After spending about two hours searching for diamonds, Josh Lanik left Crater of Diamonds State Park with a brandy-colored gem weighing just over two carats. Prospectors’ Gemboree at Crater of Diamonds State Park Jul 01, 2019 ⁄ Waymon Cox Greetings from Crater of Diamonds State Park! On Saturday, June 15, more than 800 park guests visited the Crater to search for diamonds and celebrate diamond miners in Arkansas during the 9th Annual... 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... 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. 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.