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Lake Ouachita (Wash-i-taw)
Covering over 49,000 acres, Lake Ouachita is the state's largest manmade lake and according to the EPA, one of the cleanest lakes in the United States. The reservoir is managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the shoreline covers some 970 miles. Deer, black bear, wild turkey and other wildlife roam the surrounding forest and the lake provides a wintering home for many eagles.
You can enjoy the crystal clear waters by swimming, scuba diving, water skiing, sailing, and fishing. Visitors may choose from a variety of accommodations from luxury lake view condominiums to rustic cabins or inexpensive motel offerings. See our camping section.
|If you would like to
receive a detailed map of Lake Ouachita, send $12.00 to the Mount Ida Area
Chamber of Commerce, P. O. Box 6, Mount Ida, AR, 71957.
This is a waterproof, fishing and boating map that also depicts the lake contours, structure, boat ramps, fishing information and GPS points. No boater or fisherman should be without one! (price includes postage)
Floating with Canoes & Rafts/Cruises • Rockhounding • Horse Back Riding • Other_Activities
Canoe Outfitters on the Ouachita River
Ouachita River Haven Resort
122 Ouachita River Haven Road, Pencil Bluff, AR 71965
Location: On the Ouachita River east of Pencil Bluff on Highway 88
Canoe rentals, cabins and camp sites.
WEB Site: http://www.ouachitahaven.com/
(800) 841-3632 or (870) 867-5028
1167 Pucket Bend Road, Mount Ida, AR 71957
Air-conditioned camp cottages on the Ouachita River - Note: No Bedding
M Canoe Rentals
Owner Ric Sharp
P O Box 81 Pencil Bluff, AR. 71965
Telephone Number 1-800-99-FLOAT
Visit Our Web Site: http://www.mmcanoes.com
E Mail address: email@example.com
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Lake Ouachita Cruises
Never Land Cruises
Captain Ron, who has been boating on Lake Ouachita since 1980, is offereing sunny day cruising, star gazing at night, trips in search of bald eagles, anchoring in coves to take a swim, and many other special occasions on his 35ft Sea Ray Cruiser "Never Never Land."
Captain Ron's boat is equipped with a radar, GPS, depth sounder, and a VHF radio which recieves weather alerts from the National Weather Service. Additionally, the cockpit is enclosed with a canvas during the winter time in order to allow for a comfortable experience on even the coldest of days.
Never Never Land cruises are the perfect gift for Birthdays, Valentine, Wedding Anniversary, or any other special occasions.
Canoe Outfitters on the Caddo River
Cabin & Canoe Rentals, Inc.
(870) 867-2295 • (800) 538-6578
69 Arrowhead Drive
Located: located on the Caddo River near Caddo Gap, turn at the junction of Highways 8 and 240, cross over the river and take the third drive on your right.
WEB Site: http://www.arrowheadcabinandcanoe.com
Camping & Canoe Rental, Inc.
(870) 356-5336 • (888) 300-8452
26 Highway 8 East, Glenwood, AR 71943
Full service for all your floating and camping needs. Camp sites are on the river. Reserve your canoe today. Special group rates available.
WEB Site: http://www.caddoriver.com
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Horse Back Riding
Harbor Riding Stable
Owner: Ray Beechy
(501) 622-9742 for information
P. O. Box 1268, Mount Ida, AR 71957
Located: Stable is located by Mountain Harbor Resort
Enjoy a guided trail ride through the Ouachita Mountains overlooking Lake Ouachita.
Open 7 days a week (9:00am) Memorial Day through Labor Day and open weekends spring and fall.
Children under 6 ride free with an adult.
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|The Ouachita Mountains have some of the
most unusual geological formations in the world are are a paradise for
Rockhounds. Quartz crystal can be found around almost any white
quartz outcropping. There is a lot more information about crystal on
the Crystal page.
Both Novaculite and Stanley Shale (Devonian and Mississippian Age) can be seen along Highway 8 and 27 East of Caddo Gap. Novaculite is popular for sharpening stones. Another natural rock is Sandstone (Ordovican Age) found along Collier Creek.
The Geo-Float Trail is a self-guided tour for boaters that showcases many of Lake Ouachita's unique geological formations.
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Located: Museum is on Highway 27 South (south of Mount Ida) at the junction of 27 South and Luzerne Street.
The museum committee is accepting photographs, memorabilia, information about the early timber industry, Lake Ouachita information and other county history. They welcome input from everyone interested in preserving history.
WEB Site : www.hhmmc.org
E-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
Wood carvings & other fine crafts, featuring creations by:
J Hodge Black, Unique wood Carvings
Please stop in and take a look around. We have a variety of unique, handmade items. Store is located on the square in downtown Mount Ida, open Monday - Saturday.
133 South West Street
Mount Ida, AR 71957
Antiques & R.V. Park
Located: Six miles east of Mount Ida on Highway 270
Antiques, Collectibles, Glassware, Old Jewelry and Furniture.
12 RV Sites - Full Hook-Ups including Wireless internet & Cable TV - Open All Season - Electric and Water Hook Ups - Dump Facilities. Rental Campers on a Daily & Monthly Basis.
Pine Ridge Lum & Abner Museum & Jot
'Em Down Store
Owners: Lon & Kathy Stucker
4562 Highway 88, Pine Ridge, AR 71966
Location: 2o miles west of Mount Ida on Highway 88.
This unique historic place is a step back in time, back to the 1930s and 40s, with the Lum and Abner radio show. The Juddleston Store holds the souvenir and gift shop, offers Lum 'n' Abner programs, souvenirs & gifts. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
WEB Site: http://www.lum-abner.com/
(870) 867-4131 • fax (870) 867-4344
155 Camp Ozark Drive, Mount Ida, AR 71957
The premier summer camp for kids!
WEB Site: http://www.campozark.com
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Web Page Last Updated on December 12, 2011.