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Cheap fun!

Where else can you be entertained for a whole day for $10? No, we didn't find anything of value. It... read more

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Cinkin27
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Houston, Texas
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Take Your Time and Find a Diamond

We visited Crater of Diamonds in route to Louisiana. It was a great time but unfortunately we did... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
willtravel8090
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Shelton
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The only diamond mine in North America open to the public.
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209 State Park Rd, Murfreesboro, AR 71958-8947
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Where else can you be entertained for a whole day for $10? No, we didn't find anything of value. It rained the whole day. We did have fun though and prepared for tromping through the mud. Just don't go with high expectations of finding the...More

Thank Cinkin27
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We came to Arkansas to see the state park and dig. It had just rained so it was muddy but we were prepared with mud boots. The ground was easy to dig. I recommend bringing a camping chair for when you need a rest. We...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited Crater of Diamonds in route to Louisiana. It was a great time but unfortunately we did not give ourselves enough time. The diamond area closes at 4pm; we arrived at 2 thinking we would have plenty of time... we were sadly wrong. If...More

Thank willtravel8090
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have had a friend who has wanted to come here for years. I finally broken down and said yes. We flew in, rent a car, got a room and "mined" for two days - well -I did one and she did two. We did...More

Thank Kim B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Who doesn't like to dig in the dirt? At $10 a person for the day you can dig to your hearts content. Do not go when it is above 90 degrees as it is almost totally in the sun. We searched and searched and thought...More

1  Thank April M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had the best time. The staff was very informative, friendly, and took the time to tell us about what we found. Yes ,it was hot and yes as miners , we worked but it was a great experience and we're going back soon. You...More

Thank Connector820874
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Searching for diamonds went almost as we expected: we learned a ton from the locals and regulars and we went home with some colorful rocks but no shiny ones. Two important tips that I've not seen in any other reviews: 1) If you build and...More

5  Thank Charlie B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Anybody else notice that a couple weeks after you spend the day digging in the dirt you hear on the news that someone found a good size diamond at the park? Seems to happen every time we go. This place is always fun if you...More

2  Thank dm8711
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My grown children and I went here for the weekend. We camped at the State Park and Spent a few hours in the Diamond Field. We did not find much but it was a much needed get away. The Bathrooms at the camp ground were...More

5  Thank Cynthia B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great experience even though we didn’t find any diamonds 😊. You can rent everything you need & there is plenty of ground to cover. It was extremely HOT when we were there so would suggest checking the weather forecast ahead next time.

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gary m
October 3, 2018|
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Response from Peggysue422 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I did not camp there.
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Patti A
October 1, 2018|
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Response from zayla2016 | Reviewed this property |
Their website has a list of prices. Depends on what you want to rent. Prices weerect bad, just the steep deposit, which you do get back.
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September 21, 2018|
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Response from terrie040107 | Reviewed this property |
they didnt give any rules about where or how deep, there are a lot of people with big shovels, wagons grates and mining equipment drink umbrellas. you get dirty and muddy but heck muds good for ya
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