Other Activities

Interpretive Programs

An instructional video demonstrating diamond mining methods is available throughout the year in the Diamond Discovery Center.If you’re looking for things to do in Murfreesboro, Crater of Diamonds State Park interpreters present programs on a regular basis throughout the year. From Memorial Day through Labor Day,  diamond mining demonstrations, rockhound hikes, history walks and children's programming may be offered during the day; evening programs may also be offered.  call ahead for what is available. 

Advance arrangements for special programs for bus tours, schools, and other groups can be made with an interpreter.


The park features a 37 1/2-acre field of diamond-bearing soil plowed approximately once a month when weather allows. Historic structures, old mining equipment, washing pavilions, and sun shelters are located on the field. Rock and mineral identification is provided at the Diamond Discovery Center.