Amazing Autumn At Arkansas!

Arkansas State Parks are ready for the autumn-lover visitors. There are so many natural areas and state parks that you can choose from. There are also lots of activities to do with your family and friends. Hiking is one of the most popular activities and the first-rate natural areas at Baker Prairie Natural Area, Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Devil’s Eyebrow Natural Area, Devil’s Knob-Devil’s Backbone Natural Area, Rattlesnake Ridge Natural Area, and Lorance Creek Natural Area are something to look forward to every autumn. Lorance Creek has a paved trail and boardwalk that is ADA accessible and Rattlesnake Ridge [...]

2021-10-10T17:04:11+00:00October 10th, 2021|Arkansas State Parks News, State Parks News|0 Comments

4.38-carat diamond found in just an hour at Arkansas’ Crater of Diamonds State Park

Noreen Wredberg, of Granite Bay, California found a 4.38-carat yellow diamond just sitting on top of the ground in just an hour of searching at the Crater of Diamonds State Park , Arkansas last September 29, 2021. It was an amazing find and was deemed to be the largest diamond park within the park for 2021. Its value is yet to be determined. Noreen and her husband Michael, retired last 2011, and they both spent their free time visiting U.S. state parks. Noreen spotting a “sparkling gem” just on top of the ground, north of the central pathway. She didn't [...]

Arkansas Expecting Tourist Rise From Leaf Peeping this October

Tourists in State parks in Arkansas are steadily increasing despite of the COVID-19 pandemic. Park officials expect more visitors this coming October because as temperatures drop, leaves become more colorful. Leaf-peeping in some known visiting areas to view its foliage is very popular as trees change color each fall. General dates to expect trees to be most colorful in different regions of Arkansas are provided on the state's websites, but varying weather can be a big factor. Arkansas State Parks has remained open throughout despite the pandemic, but have limited their services as a precaution against spreading COVID-19 to some [...]

2021-09-30T16:04:54+00:00September 30th, 2021|Arkansas State Parks News, State Parks News|0 Comments
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