Arkansas State Parks
World’s only diamond-bearing site open to public, where you can prospect for and keep gems you find. Diamond Discovery Center provides introduction to diamond searching, equipment rentals, exhibit gallery. Diamond Springs Aquatic Playground, camping, picnic sites, trail, wildlife observation blind and gift shop.
James "Caleb" Howell, 209 State Park Road, Murfreesboro, AR 71958
Crater of Diamonds State Park (G-3)
36 RV/Tent with W/E/S; 11 RV with W/E/S; 5 Walk-in Tent
From North Washington Ave. in downtown Murfreesboro, go 2 miles southeast on Hwy. 301.
Crater of Diamonds offers a one-of-a-kind park experience: the chance to find and keep real diamonds and other gems. A gem-hunting admission fee is charged. Mining tools can be rented or purchased at the Diamond Discovery Center. Park staff provide free identification and certification of diamonds.
Visitor Center with exhibits, Diamond Discovery Center with exhibits, interpretive programs, cafe (open seasonally), picnic sites, bathhouse with restrooms, hot showers, dump station, enclosed pavilion with air-conditioning, laundry, hiking trails, amphitheater, playground, wildlife observation blind. Diamond Springs aquatic playground is open seasonally.