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Crater of Diamonds State Park

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Crater of Diamonds State Park

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Janis G wrote a review Dec 2020
Eunice, Louisiana133 contributions2 helpful votes
Such a fun outing with friends. The weather was great and we dug and dug for diamonds. We found out that we have fun together and all is good.
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Date of experience: December 2020
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Billy Joe wrote a review Nov 2020
Heber Springs, Arkansas3 contributions1 helpful vote
Just go do this! Bring kids! And camp out in their park (but not in the nearby privately-owned ‘teepee’ park, that place is nasty and run-down).
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Date of experience: November 2020
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MeMe Melinda wrote a review Nov 2020
Cullman, Alabama32 contributions4 helpful votes
Just what we needed, get away, get outside, and sift for diamonds. I've been considering this park for 2 years, and since our cruise was cancelled, we went to Arkansas. Our luck was great weather, but no diamonds yet; we did bring a bucket of our sifted gravels home to have another "look"!
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Marcella A wrote a review Nov 2020
61 contributions7 helpful votes
Be prepared...uneven terrain, mud, clay and dirt oh my. Wear boots with good foot and ankle support, bring a cart to lug dirt to wet sift, shovel, gloves, apron and screens of different grades. If you use gold panning kits, cut off the plastic bottom pieces to make you your centers or buy the square screens. There are no port o john in the mining field but are available at the main pavilion. There is limited snack and beverages at the pavilion with a small gift shop. Opened at 8 and closed at 4. We found rocks. Just rocks but it was an adventure! Processing clay is very difficult. Not only time consuming but will imbed in your screens. Found more potential items surface searching. But got nothing. Brought some dirt home to go through so we will see. You will be sore! Good luck and enjoy the adventure!
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Lauren L wrote a review Nov 2020
81 contributions12 helpful votes
This wasn't an activity I was super excited about, but I knew the four kids would. They got hungry & bored soon. I could see adults enjoying this more to pass the time & spend a day being busy. I would probably go when it was slightly warmer outside because the wash water was FREEZING. Definitely an experience I won't forget! Still have our sludge in a bucket in the garage lol.
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Date of experience: November 2020
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