Arkansas State Parks

Arkansas State Parks

Murfreesboro, Arkansas is home to the world’s only diamond-bearing site open to public, where you can prospect in the dirt for and keep gems you find. Diamond Discovery Center provides people with a helpful introduction to diamond searching, equipment rentals, exhibit gallery. Diamond Springs Water Park is another great attraction at the park and makes a perfect place to cool off. The park also offers camping, picnic sites, trails, a wildlife observation blind and a cool gift shop. Make plans to visit this exciting place to enjoy the outdoors, learn about geology and search the soil for valuable minerals.

For information:

James "Caleb" Howell, Murfreesboro, AR  71958

Crater of Diamonds State Park

  • Campsites:

    47 RV/Tent with W/E/S, 5 Tent with no hookups
  • Location:

    From North Washington Ave. in downtown Murfreesboro, go 2 miles southeast on Hwy. 301.
  • Attractions:

    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.
  • Facilities:

    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 Water Park is open seasonally.
  • Accessible?:

    Handicap Accessible
  • Primitive Camping:

  • Pets Accepted:


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