Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Crater of Diamonds Region Southwest Park Activity Watchable Wildlife Mountain Biking Road Cycling [X] Diamond Digging Trail Type Trail Difficulty Author Waymon Cox Meg Matthews Date Published June 2020 May 2020 February 2020 [X] December 2019 November 2019 October 2019 August 2019 July 2019 June 2019 May 2019 April 2019 February 2019 December 2018 November 2018 [X] September 2017 June 2017 May 2017 December 2016 October 2016 [X] September 2016 June 2016 March 2016 Winter Forecast for Crater of Diamonds State Park Dec 2019 ⁄ Waymon Cox We’ve had lots of cold weather over the past few weeks, and many of us are wondering what kind of winter we’re in store for this year. Taking a look back at previous winters and considering more recent weather trends may give us a good idea of what to expect in the months to come. Surprising Uses for Minerals Found at the Crater of Diamonds Sep 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. Wishes Come True at Crater of Diamonds State Park Sep 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.