Welcome to the official Blog for Arkansas State Parks. The hallmark of Arkansas’s state parks system is the diversity of our scenic landscapes, natural and cultural resources, park facilities, and programs. Choose from mountain lodges and cabins on the bluffs of Arkansas’s highest peaks or campsites on the shores of sparkling lakes and rivers. Tour historic buildings and museums or dig for real diamonds at the only diamond-bearing site in the world open to the public. Or visit prehistoric American Indian mound sites or one of our nation’s most intact Civil War battlefields.