Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Conway Cemetery Crater of Diamonds Crowley's Ridge DeGray Jacksonport Lake Charles Lake Frierson Moro Bay White Oak Lake Withrow Springs Region Southwest Central Upper Delta Northwest Lower Delta North Central Park Activity Hiking Kayaking / Canoeing Swimming Diamond Digging Fishing Geocaching Mountain Biking Snorkeling / Scuba Diving Watchable Wildlife Trail Type Day Hikes Trail Difficulty Easy Moderate Author Meg Matthews Arkansas State Parks Staff Kelly Farrell Leita Spears Monika Rued Date Published July 2020 June 2020 May 2020 April 2020 March 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 November 2018 September 2018 June 2018 [X] May 2018 March 2018 November 2017 October 2017 September 2017 August 2017 July 2017 June 2017 [X] May 2017 February 2017 January 2017 December 2016 November 2016 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 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 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 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 generations. Now it’s your turn. Caring for Conway Cemetery State Park May 2017 ⁄ Leita Spears Cleaning gravestones is an important part of caring for the cemetery, and requires training to make sure it is done correctly. Save Save Save Save Save Arkansas State Parks Celebrate Kids to Parks Day on May 20 May 2017 ⁄ Meg Matthews “Kids to Parks Day” is a nation-wide call for children to experience natural and heart-healthy activities at state parks. Video: Field Trip Grant Program May 2017 ⁄ Meg Matthews Arkansas State Parks Field Trip Grant Program allows schools the opportunity to have students visit state parks during the school year. Teen Finds 7.44-Carat Diamond at Arkansas’s Crater of Diamonds State Park May 2017 ⁄ Monika Rued An Arkansas teen found a 7.44-carat diamond at Crater of Diamond State Park after only searching for 30 minutes. It is the 7th-largest diamond found at the parks since 1972. What is a Park Interpreter? May 2017 ⁄ Kelly Farrell On top of being guides and stewards of the parks, Park Interpreters identify plants and wildlife. They are biologists, geologists, botanists, historians, educators, and recreation specialists.