Tagged: crater of diamonds state park

Cut, Polish and Dig for Diamonds with Stanley Jewelers Sept. 24-25

by Jess Ardrey 9/22/2014 8:00 am

It's true what they say: All that glitters is not gold. Sometimes it's better.

Girl Gets $20K for Diamond Found at Murfreesboro

by Associated Press 4/11/2014 7:40 am

An Oklahoma City girl has sold a 3.85-carat diamond she found at an Arkansas park for $20,000.

Crater of Diamonds Gives Up 2 Carat Diamond to Texas Man

by Associated Press 9/30/2013 3:44 pm

A Texas man has unearthed a 2.13-carat diamond at Arkansas' Crater of Diamonds State Park. Clay Jarvis of San Antonio was in nearby Texarkana on business when he decided to visit the park in Murfreesboro, which is the only diamond-producing site in the United States that is open to the public.

20 Experiences You Can Only Get in Arkansas

by Living in Arkansas Staff 7/10/2013 12:00 am

All of those Natural State attractions that tourists can only enjoy for a little while are available to residents just about at any time. Here are the first things you must do after moving here

Kentucky Man Unearths 2.95-Carat Diamond at Arkansas' Crater of Diamonds Park

by Associated Press 7/8/2013 7:29 am

State parks officials say a Kentucky man discovered a nearly 3-carat diamond at Arkansas' Crater of Diamonds park.

Arkansas Diamonds on Display at Lauray's in Hot Springs

by Karen Martin 10/4/2012 6:30 am

A collection of diamonds found at Crater of Diamonds State Park in Murfreesboro by Glenn Worthington will be on display at Lauray's the Diamond Center, 402 Central Ave., Hot Springs, during the city's monthly gallery walk from 5-9 p.m. Friday (Oct. 5). Admission is free.

Discover Arkansas: Find Yourself at Home in The Natural State

by Living in Arkansas Staff 7/23/2012 12:00 am

There is a place for everyone in Arkansas, a 176-year-old state with a history and culture as colorful and diverse as its physical landscape. The deep woods of the Ozark Mountains, the wide-open farmlands of the Delta, the slow pace of small-town life or the conveniences and attractions of the big city — Arkansas has it all, including an endless supply of great food, good music, festivals, fishing, hunting, hiking and other recreational activities.

10 Can’t-miss Arkansas Adventures

by Amanda Hoelzeman 7/23/2012 12:00 am

No matter where in Arkansas you choose to retire or relocate, there’s a guaranteed adventure around every corner. Here, we’ve compiled a list of 10 of our favorites that run the gamut from quirky to quintessential.

10 of the Best Arkansas Adventures

by Amanda Hoelzeman 7/11/2011 12:00 am

No matter where in Arkansas you choose to retire or relocate, there’s a guaranteed adventure around every corner. Here, we’ve compiled a list of 10 of our favorites that run the gamut from quirky to quintessential.

Discover Arkansas: The Ouachitas

by Living in Arkansas Staff 7/11/2011 12:00 am

The Ouachitas’ largest city, Hot Springs, is known for horse racing at Oaklawn Park and for Bathhouse Row, which consists of turn-of-the-century bathhouses. The only city in the nation to encompass a national park, Hot Springs was named for the mineral waters that bubble up from 47 underground springs and maintain a consistent temperature of 143 degrees.

Arkansas Stays Rich in Outdoor Recreation Activities

by Living in Arkansas Staff 7/26/2010 12:00 am

Arkansas’s gorgeous scenery has earned the state a well-deserved reputation as an outdoor enthusiast’s Shangri-la. And there’s no wonder why. Home to 600,000 acres of lakes, more than 9,000 miles of crystal-clear streams and rivers, two major mountain ranges and 52 state parks, Arkansas has something for everyone. Whether you seek tranquility, adventure or something in between, you’ll find it all in Arkansas.

Discover Arkansas: Six Great Regions To Explore and Play

by Living in Arkansas Staff 7/26/2010 12:00 am

There is a place for everyone in Arkansas, a state with a history and culture as colorful and diverse as its physical landscape. The deep woods of the Ozark Mountains, the wide-open farmlands of the Delta, the slow pace of small-town life or the conveniences and attractions of the big city – Arkansas has it all, including an endless supply of great food, good music, festivals, fishing, hunting, hiking and other recreational activities.

Get Down and Dirty at Crater of Diamonds

by Karen Martin 7/25/2010 6:51 am

If you're going to be hot, you might as well get dirty too -- especially if it might pay off in finding a gemstone at Crater of Diamonds State Park near Murfreesboro.

In Parks, On Trails, In Water: Arkansas Offers Unlimited Outdoor Adventures

by Living in Arkansas Staff 8/1/2008 12:00 am

Arkansas is rich in outdoor recreation possibilities. Here, we introduce you to just a few of them.

Crater of Diamonds: The Most Unique State Park

by Kat Robinson 8/1/2008 12:00 am

Crater of Diamonds State Park is the only place in the world where the public can dig for diamonds. The 37-acre plowed field near Murfreesboro was brought into the state park system in 1972, and thousands of visitors dig and scrounge for diamonds and other rare minerals at the park each year.