Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Crater of Diamonds DeGray Crowley's Ridge Jacksonport Lake Charles Lake Frierson Moro Bay Toltec Mounds Village Creek White Oak Lake Withrow Springs Region Southwest Upper Delta Central Northwest Lower Delta North Central Article: Park Activity Diamond Digging Hiking Kayaking / Canoeing Swimming Watchable Wildlife Fishing Geocaching Mountain Biking Snorkeling / Scuba Diving Article: Trail Type Day Hikes Article: Trail Difficulty Easy Moderate Author Meg Matthews Monika Rued Arkansas State Parks Staff Waymon Cox Date Published July 2019 June 2019 May 2019 April 2019 March 2019 February 2019 January 2019 December 2018 November 2018 September 2018 June 2018 [X] May 2018 March 2018 November 2017 October 2017 [X] September 2017 August 2017 July 2017 June 2017 May 2017 February 2017 January 2017 December 2016 November 2016 [X] October 2016 September 2016 August 2016 July 2016 June 2016 May 2016 April 2016 March 2016 February 2016 The Best of DeGray State Park May 01, 2018 If you’re looking for a one-of-a-kind getaway in Arkansas, consider this: DeGray Lake Resort State Park near Bismarck is Arkansas’s only resort state park. Six Hidden Gems of Arkansas State Parks May 01, 2018 ⁄ Arkansas State Parks Staff Arkansas is lush with State Parks that people travel from all over to discover. But check out this list of parks that fly under the radar with hidden beauties and a secluded environment. Inside Crowley's Ridge State Park May 01, 2018 Wandering the trails, cooling off in the swimming hole, celebrating reunions and weddings . . . locals and neighbors of Paragould, Arkansas, have been enjoying Crowley’s Ridge State Park for generatio... Surprising Uses for Minerals Found at the Crater of Diamonds Sep 01, 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. Birding in Arkansas State Parks Sep 01, 2017 ⁄ Meg Matthews Arkansas has some of the finest bird watching. Many of our parks have bird watching checklists, and park interpreters who are avid birders and can guide you to view many of the birds in Arkansas. Great Arkansas Cleanup Sep 01, 2017 ⁄ Monika Rued Each fall, Arkansans improve their communities by volunteering in the Great Arkansas Cleanup (GAC), the Keep Arkansas Beautiful Commission’s (KAB) annual litter pickup and community cleanup event. Unexpected Challenge at Toltec Mounds Archeological State Park Oct 01, 2016 ⁄ Meg Matthews At Toltec Mounds Archeological State Park, there are the remains of ancient earthworks that are strategically placed. Visitor Finds 2.03-Carat Diamond at Crater of Diamonds State Park Oct 01, 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. Fall Color in Your Arkansas State Parks Oct 01, 2016 ⁄ Meg Matthews Check out our fall events and fall foliage reporting so you can see which areas are showing the most color in Arkansas. Fling Golf – New Way to Experience Game Oct 01, 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.