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Caving in Arkansas at War Eagle Cavern

Don’t let the name fool you. At War Eagle Cavern on north­west Arkansas’s Beaver Lake you expe­ri­ence more than a cool cave.

Superman’s Hometown: Arkansas Diamond Mining Day Five and Six

Today we decided to mix it up a bit, and take a small detour. “Let’s visit Metropolis, home of Superman,” I sug­gested. Everyone said “OK, why not?”

Hot Springs: Arkansas Diamond Mining Day Four

On day four, we left our cab­ins at Caddo River Ranch for the final time and headed to Hot Springs, Arkansas to see the his­toric bath houses and beau­ti­ful moun­tains and forests that sur­round the his­toric town.

A Day In The Quartz Fields: Arkansas Diamond Mining Day Three

On Day Three we left our cab­ins on the Caddo River for a day trip to nearby Wegner’s Quartz Mine in Mount Ida, Arkansas. What we didn’t find in dia­monds yes­ter­day, we fig­ured we’d make up for in quartz today. We were right, and then some!

Sifting for Treasure: Arkansas Diamond Mining Day Two

This morn­ing we headed out on our way to one of the high­lights of the trip: Crater of the Diamonds State Park in Murphreesboro, Arkansas, where we hoped we’d be dig­ging up dia­monds left and right.