Although there hasn't been an official release from the Arkansas State Parks Department as of yet, reports are coming in about a youngster who found an almost 3 carrot diamond at Crater of Diamonds State Park last Friday, September 1.
There is a special Arkansas State Park located between the Ozarks and the Ouachita Mountain ranges. The French discovered it beauty back in the 1700's and it became Arkansas' first state park. If you have never stayed in the lodge at this park before, then put it on your Arkansas bucket list.
In a world of not-so-normal because of the COVID-19 restrictions, Arkansas State Parks recently received some welcome news. Beginning today, March 1, park visitors and museums across the state are permitted to go back to normal hours.
Stacy Hurst, secretary of the Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage, and Tourism (ADPHT), today announced all Arkansas State Parks will be open for day use only effective 8 a.m. on Friday, April 3, until further notice.