Park visitor finds 3.29-carat diamond at Crater of Diamonds State Park

Brown diamond is largest found at park since September 2021 A regular visitor to Arkansas’s Crater of Diamonds State Park recently discovered a 3.29-carat brown diamond in his wet-sifted gravel. It is the largest diamond found at the park this year and the largest since September 2021. David Anderson, of Murfreesboro, spotted the gem on […]

Two Visitors Find Large Diamonds at Crater of Diamonds State Park

(LITTLE ROCK, Ark.) — Confirmation of two large diamonds found at Crater of Diamonds State Park made for a busy week last week at the park, one of the only places in the world where the public can search for diamonds in their original volcanic source. “This unique park is one of our state’s most popular […]

Visitor Finds 2.23-Carat Diamond at Crater of Diamonds State Park in Arkansas

(LITTLE ROCK, Ark.) — The summer of 2020 started with a sparkling surprise for one western Arkansas woman. Fifty-six-year-old Beatrice Watkins, of Mena, visited Arkansas’s Crater of Diamonds State Park, in Murfreesboro, on Saturday, June 20, with her daughter and granddaughters. Within 30 minutes of arriving, she had unknowingly picked up the largest diamond found there, so far this year.   Visitors to the park search for diamonds in […]

Diamond Search Field to Re-open on May 22 at Crater of Diamonds State Park

(LITTLE ROCK, Ark.) — The very popular diamond search field at Crater of Diamonds State Park will open tomorrow with some restrictions, announced Stacy Hurst, secretary of the Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage and Tourism.  “We are pleased to be able to welcome people back to search for diamonds at the Crater of Diamonds just in […]

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