Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Moro Bay Davidsonville DeGray Delta Heritage Trail Toltec Mounds Wooly Hollow [X] Crater of Diamonds [X] Lake Fort Smith [X] Village Creek Region Central Southwest Upper Delta Lower Delta Northwest Park Activity Diamond Digging Fishing Kayaking / Canoeing Mountain Biking Watchable Wildlife Trail Type Trail Difficulty Author Meg Matthews Monika Rued Robin Gabe Waymon Cox Date Published May 2020 April 2020 February 2020 January 2020 December 2019 November 2019 October 2019 August 2019 July 2019 June 2019 May 2019 April 2019 March 2019 February 2019 January 2019 December 2018 May 2018 [X] September 2017 July 2017 June 2017 May 2017 [X] January 2017 December 2016 [X] October 2016 September 2016 August 2016 June 2016 April 2016 March 2016 February 2016 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. 5 State Parks Off the Beaten Path Jan 2017 ⁄ Robin Gabe Whether you’re looking to hike a trail, journey through history, muddy up your mountain bike, or just get away for the weekend, there is an Arkansas State Park waiting for you. Visitor Finds 2.03-Carat Diamond at Crater of Diamonds State Park Oct 2016 ⁄ Monika Rued It took less than an hour for a family to discover a 2.03-carat white diamond on the side of a plowed furrow at Arkansas’s Crater of Diamonds State Park. Fling Golf – New Way to Experience Game Oct 2016 ⁄ Meg Matthews Fling Golf is a cross between lacrosse and traditional golf. This new game is easier to learn than traditional golf and much less expensive. It would be a great part of a family weekend getaway.