Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Crater of Diamonds Logoly Region Southwest Central Lower Delta North Central Northwest Upper Delta Article: Park Activity Diamond Digging Watchable Wildlife Backpacking Climbing Fishing Geocaching Hiking Horseback Riding Lake Tours Motorcycling Mountain Biking Article: Trail Type Article: Trail Difficulty Author Monika Rued Meg Matthews Waymon Cox Date Published July 2019 June 2019 May 2019 April 2019 March 2019 February 2019 January 2019 December 2018 [X] November 2018 September 2018 June 2018 May 2018 April 2018 February 2018 November 2017 October 2017 [X] September 2017 August 2017 July 2017 [X] June 2017 May 2017 February 2017 January 2017 December 2016 November 2016 October 2016 September 2016 August 2016 June 2016 May 2016 April 2016 March 2016 February 2016 Arkansas State Parks December To Do List Nov 01, 2018 ⁄ Monika Rued December is a wonderful time to connect with your community in Arkansas state parks. We have interpretative programs and events on tap all month to celebrate the holidays. 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. Logoly State Park Awarded Gold LEED Certification Jun 01, 2017 ⁄ Meg Matthews Logoly State Park is dedicated to environmental education and the new visitor center has officially received its Gold LEED Certification, recognized in excellence as a green building. Arkansas State Parks Wins Top Law Enforcement Honor Jun 01, 2017 ⁄ Meg Matthews Arkansas State Parks law enforcement has been singled out as one of the finest of its kind in the country. The President’s Award exemplifies excellence in all aspects of park law enforcement. Crater Diamond Find: 2.78-Carat Way Out Yonder Diamond Jun 01, 2017 ⁄ Monika Rued A couple spotted a large brown gem at Crater Diamonds State Park that turned out to be a 2.78-carat diamond. 2.65-Carat Diamond Found at Crater of Diamonds State Park Jun 01, 2017 ⁄ Monika Rued A 25 year old woman thought she had only picked up a piece of glass at Crater of Diamonds State park, but in reality, she found out she had discovered a 2.65-carat brown diamond.