Travel Destination: Crater of Diamonds State Park, Arkansas

Are you looking for the ideal vacation spot for your adventurous family? The Crater of Diamonds State Park in Arizona is an excellent place to spend your time away! This unique travel destination features something for everyone. Learn more below and start packing your Forest River Cherokee 294GEBG travel trailer from Campbell RV!

gemstones found in Diamond National Park
Photo source: https://www.arkansasstateparks.com/parks/crater-diamonds-state-park

Finder’s Keeper’s Diamonds

The main attraction for this travel destination is the Crater of Diamonds State Park in Murfreesboro, AR. This incredible 37-acre field is located on a volcanic crater. You and your family can spend the day searching through the plowed field for remarkable rocks, diamonds, minerals, gemstones, and more. The park offers equipment rentals, or you can bring your own tools for picking through the field. The park does limit its visitors to 800 per day, so be sure to book your visit ahead of time!

mining for diamonds
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Camping

The park’s own campground is the best place to stay while visiting the Crater of Diamonds State Park. It features 47 sites with options for full hookups, plenty of shade, and luxury amenities. The bathhouse even features hot showers and clean amenities that you’ll love!

Sight-Seeing

Along with the diamond field, you can spend a day at the Wildlife Observation Blind! You and the kids will love getting to see all sorts of wildlife and get pictures while watching from a safe distance. The State Park is full of hiking trails so that you can explore the landscape. Additionally, there are numerous fishing opportunities to give you the option to rest and relax while you soak up the sun.

Local Eateries

Spending the day looking for diamonds or hiking the trails, you’re bound to work up an appetite. Enjoy your meals at one of the many local restaurants! 

A few local favorites:

  • Southern Dine
  • Boro Fun Center
  • Miner’s Diner & Steak House
  • Trish’s Smokin’ Bar-B-Q

Make your next vacation one that your family will never forget: visit Crater of Diamonds in Arkansas! Contact us today to find the perfect RV for your adventure. 

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