Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Crater of Diamonds Jacksonport Lake Catherine Lake Charles Lake Frierson Moro Bay Ozark Folk Center Pinnacle Mountain White Oak Lake Withrow Springs Region Southwest Northwest Central North Central Upper Delta Lower Delta Article: Park Activity Hiking Watchable Wildlife Climbing Diamond Digging Fishing Geocaching Kayaking / Canoeing Mountain Biking Backpacking Motorcycling Swimming Boating / Marinas Hang Gliding Horseback Riding Lake Tours River Running Road Cycling Snorkeling / Scuba Diving Article: Trail Type Day Hikes Backpacking Barrier Free (ADA) Mountain Biking Horseback Riding Kayaking/Water Trails Wilderness ATV Article: Trail Difficulty Strenuous [X] Easy [X] Moderate Author Monika Rued Joe Jacobs Meg Matthews Arkansas State Parks Staff Matt Manos Date Published May 2018 November 2017 December 2016 November 2016 April 2016 March 2016 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. Opt Outside for Green Friday Nov 01, 2017 ⁄ Meg Matthews Green Friday is an antidote to Black Friday where programs will be offered at many Arkansas State Parks on the day after Thanksgiving each year. 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 G... 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. 5 Fall Hiking Tips Nov 01, 2016 ⁄ Matt Manos It is hiking season in Arkansas and that brings some unique and beautiful opportunities. The leaves are changing, along with the temperatures. These cooler days can make for some great fall hiking. Beyond Mountain Biking in NWA Nov 01, 2016 ⁄ Monika Rued Northwest Arkansas has a lot to offer, from our mountain biking trails, excursions, parks, and conventions. Once you're done biking, stop in on one of our craft breweries or local restaurants. An Adventure in Spring Apr 01, 2016 ⁄ Joe Jacobs The spring birds are back and filling up the air with their songs. The winter bleakness is behind us. The warm air hits my face as I hike on one of our trails here at Lake Catherine State Park . Pinnacle Mountain State Park Rocks! Mar 01, 2016 ⁄ Joe Jacobs Tucked away in central Arkansas, Pinnacle Mountain is one of the most accessible state parks for hiking, backpacking, climbing, camping, and biking.