Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Crater of Diamonds Crowley's Ridge DeGray Jacksonport Lake Charles Lake Frierson Moro Bay Ozark Folk Center White Oak Lake Withrow Springs Region Southwest Upper Delta North Central Northwest Central Lower Delta Article: Park Activity Diamond Digging Hiking Kayaking / Canoeing Swimming Watchable Wildlife Fishing Geocaching Mountain Biking Snorkeling / Scuba Diving Backpacking Boating / Marinas Climbing Hang Gliding Horseback Riding Lake Tours Motorcycling River Running Road Cycling Article: Trail Type Day Hikes Backpacking Barrier Free (ADA) Horseback Riding Kayaking/Water Trails Mountain Biking Wilderness Article: Trail Difficulty Easy Moderate Strenuous Author Monika Rued Waymon Cox Arkansas State Parks Staff Meg Matthews Date Published January 2020 December 2019 November 2019 October 2019 August 2019 [X] 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 September 2017 August 2017 July 2017 June 2017 May 2017 February 2017 January 2017 [X] December 2016 November 2016 October 2016 September 2016 August 2016 July 2016 June 2016 May 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... 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... 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... 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.