Murfreesboro, AR

Travel Guide
Crater of Diamonds State Park as well as a small group of people
Hunt for treasures in this southwest Arkansas town, from sparkling diamonds and silvery fish to precious antiques and quiet vacation moments.

Enjoy diverse family activities within a few miles of the lovely small town of Murfreesboro. Whether you like outdoor recreation, history, watersports, racecars or antiques, find plenty of action and relaxation to fill your vacation days. You may even find a diamond in the rough.

Near downtown, visit Ka-Do-Ha Indian Village to learn about the Native Americans who lived here in mounds 1,000 years ago. Pottery, pipes, flint and other artifacts from their daily lives are on display in the on-site museum. Hunt for arrowheads on the grounds.

Crater of Diamonds State Park is just south of the city. Camp overnight, pay a search fee and spend your days sifting through dirt looking for white, brown and yellow diamonds and other gemstones. Experts at the Diamond Discovery Center will weigh and certify your find, which is yours to keep. Relax in the Diamond Springs Water Park after your diamond search or drive 40 minutes south to Historic Washington State Park.

Fish, swim, boat and waterski on the Little Missouri River and Lake Greeson. The man-made lake also has interesting scuba diving. Try fly-fishing for rainbow trout below the Narrows Dam where cool lake waters flow into the river. The most productive fishing season is January through May.

From April through October, watch sprint cars race over a red clay track at Diamond Park Speedway. Stop along the roadways in and out of town to look for one-of-a-kind antique treasures.

The countryside surrounding Murfreesboro has mountains and hollows filled with trees and wildflowers. Hike through the area in summer for colorful flowers and early spring buds. In autumn, see the fall colors of maples, sycamores, oaks and other trees against the native green pines and cedars. Enjoy quiet walks along babbling streams as you appreciate the area’s natural beauty.

Extend your Arkansas vacation with a 1.5-hour drive from Murfreesboro to Hot Springs to enjoy its spa community. Drive 2 hours to Little Rock to explore history in the state capital.

Rustic Cabin one at a discount price
Rustic Cabin one at a discount price
Murfreesboro, AR
The price is $38 per night from Feb 2 to Feb 3
$38
per night
Feb 2 - Feb 3
Stay at this cabin in Murfreesboro. Enjoy free WiFi, onsite parking, and 1 bedroom. Popular attractions Crater of Diamonds State Park and Pike County Court House ...
4/5 Very Good! (41 reviews)
As expected, good locatiin
"Rustic, affordable, great location for diamond mining. Thanks!"

Reviewed on Nov 11, 2022

Rustic Cabin one at a discount price
Diamonds Old West
Diamonds Old West
2 out of 5
2097 AR-19, Murfreesboro, AR, 71958
The price is $135 per night from Feb 2 to Feb 3
$135
per night
Feb 2 - Feb 3
Stay at this resort in Murfreesboro. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and private yards. Popular attractions Pike County Court House and Narrows Dam Public Use ...
5/5 Exceptional! (1 review)
"10/10 recommend. Loved the property and the friendliness of the staff. We will be booking here again."

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2022

Diamonds Old West
Yellow Diamond Inn
Yellow Diamond Inn
2 out of 5
705 N Washington St, Murfreesboro, AR, 71958
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $85 per night from Feb 2 to Feb 3
$85
per night
Feb 2 - Feb 3
Stay at this hotel in Murfreesboro. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and private pools. Popular attractions Pike County Court House and Crater of Diamonds State ...
3.8/5 Good! (10 reviews)
"2.5 miles from crater of diamond state park"

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2023

Yellow Diamond Inn
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Rustic Cabin one at a discount price
Rustic Cabin one at a discount price
Murfreesboro, AR
Stay at this cabin in Murfreesboro. Enjoy free WiFi, onsite parking, and 1 bedroom. Popular attractions Crater of Diamonds State Park and Pike County Court House ...
4/5 Very Good! (41 reviews)
As expected, good locatiin
"Rustic, affordable, great location for diamond mining. Thanks!"

Reviewed on Nov 11, 2022

Rustic Cabin one at a discount price
Rustic Cabin number 2 for a low price
Rustic Cabin number 2 for a low price
Murfreesboro, AR
Stay at this cabin in Murfreesboro. Enjoy WiFi, onsite parking, and a garden. Popular attractions Crater of Diamonds State Park and Pike County Court House are ...
3.3/5 (47 reviews)
"It was exactly what I expected just a small cabin in a campground absolutely better then sleeping in a tent. And was very close to the diamond mine. People in the town was so nice make for a wonderful experience."

Reviewed on Jan 26, 2023

Rustic Cabin number 2 for a low price
Two Bedroom Vacation House ~ Walking Distance To Crater Of Diamonds
Two Bedroom Vacation House ~ Walking Distance To Crater Of Diamonds
Murfreesboro, AR
Stay at this vacation home in Murfreesboro. Enjoy free WiFi, onsite parking, and a garden. Our guests praise the convenient parking and the comfy beds in our ...
3.4/5 (92 reviews)
Close to crater of the diamonds
"WE used this as a rest between digs in the park. Kids like the big screen TV and the screen porch was a great place to store our equipment. Quiet, peaceful place. This is a cabin with two bedrooms nice living room and kitchen. Basic necessities"

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2022

Two Bedroom Vacation House ~ Walking Distance To Crater Of Diamonds
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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