Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Crater of Diamonds Ozark Folk Center Cane Creek Cossatot River Crowley's Ridge Daisy DeGray Delta Heritage Trail Devil's Den Hampson Museum Historic Washington State Park Hobbs State Park Conservation Area Jacksonport Lake Catherine Lake Charles Lake Chicot Lake Dardanelle Lake Fort Smith Lake Frierson Lake Ouachita Lake Poinsett Mississippi River Mount Magazine Mount Nebo Petit Jean Village Creek Withrow Springs Wooly Hollow Region Southwest Central North Central Lower Delta Northwest Upper Delta Article: Park Activity Diamond Digging Watchable Wildlife Boating / Marinas Fishing Hiking Kayaking / Canoeing Mountain Biking Road Cycling Geocaching Horseback Riding Snorkeling / Scuba Diving Swimming Backpacking Climbing Hang Gliding Lake Tours Motorcycling River Running Article: Trail Type Day Hikes Backpacking Barrier Free (ADA) Horseback Riding Kayaking/Water Trails Mountain Biking Wilderness Article: Trail Difficulty Easy Moderate Strenuous Author Meg Matthews Monika Rued Arkansas State Parks Staff Grady Spann Maggie Howard Megan Ayres Date Published July 2019 June 2019 May 2019 April 2019 March 2019 February 2019 [X] 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 February 2017 January 2017 [X] December 2016 November 2016 October 2016 [X] September 2016 August 2016 July 2016 June 2016 May 2016 April 2016 March 2016 February 2016 Tour a YURT Jan 01, 2019 ⁄ Monika Rued Arkansas State Parks offer plenty of great accommodation, like a YURT. They are perfect if you don’t have camping equipment but would still like a camping experience. Relax, Recharge and Recreate During Spring Break Jan 01, 2019 ⁄ Meg Matthews Arkansas State Parks have many ways to relax, recharge and recreate fun and affordable. Take the time this spring break to visit a park and enjoy the physical and mental benefits. New Year’s Resolution: Visit an Arkansas State Park Every Month Jan 01, 2019 ⁄ Arkansas State Parks Staff 1.73-Carat Diamond Found at Crater of Diamonds State Park Dec 01, 2016 ⁄ Meg Matthews Crater of Diamonds State Park is the only public diamond mine in the world. If a visitor finds a diamond its their's to keep. Recently, two guests who go to Crater of Diamonds on a regular basis found... Ozark Holidays Craft Show at Ozark Folk Center State Park Dec 01, 2016 ⁄ Monika Rued The perfect present for everyone on your list is at the Ozark Folk Center. Here you can find locally-made heirloom quality gifts for reasonable prices. One of a kind items will surprise even the the G... 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. Awaken Your Nocturnal Nature Sep 01, 2016 ⁄ Megan Ayres Many of your state parks offer evening programs that engage you with the world around you at night. Whether you're camping, hiking, stargazing, or or an owl prowl. Rocks, Roots and Whoop de Dos! Sep 01, 2016 ⁄ Grady Spann Bicycle tourism has hit Arkansas like a tornado, getting everyone’s attention, as well as requiring a lot of attention. Wishes Come True at Crater of Diamonds State Park Sep 01, 2016 ⁄ Meg Matthews A young Canadian pre-teen came to Crater of Diamonds thanks to the Make a Wish Foundation after a bad prognosis. But after spending time in the state park, he found a 15 pt diamond. Bird Nerds Part of Flock for Life Sep 01, 2016 ⁄ Maggie Howard Birding is a weird and wonderful hobby to get into. You start out with an old beat up bird guide and a cheap pair of binoculars, figuring you would just give it a shot.