Search for diamonds at this incredible public mining field.
Located at the site of an old volcanic crater, this family-friendly place is full of minerals, gemstones, and beautiful rocks. Anything you find in the fields is yours to keep; all you need is a ticket to enter the state park. There are white, brown, and yellow diamonds all over this place as well as amethyst, garnet, jasper, agate, quartz, and other rocks. Guests are welcome to bring manual mining equipment with them or use rentals at the center. The staff members are always willing to help you identify any stone you find and can help you learn more about the area's geological history.
Other amenities here include picnic tables, walking trails, campsites, and a gift shop. Seasonally, they also have a water park where you can cool off after a day of digging for diamonds. This is a unique area in Arkansas that you won't want to miss.