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Two Spirits Ltd. Canoe Adventures

A canoe trip… a canoe event… an outdoor adventure  on the Ouachita River in Arkansas At Two Spirits Ltd… we have it all. All meals, canoes & air conditioned cabins furnished. We have a river-front tent campground available, with picnic tables ,fire rings and grills.  

Caddo-Womble Ranger District

The Caddo-Womble Ranger District consists of approximately 310,000 acres located in the Ouachita Mountains.  The district has very diverse natural resource and recreational programs.  Annually, there are  timber sales of 18 to 20 MMBF (million board feet), prescribed burns of 25,000 – 30,000 acres, diverse wildlife and fisheries programs, and a unique quartz minerals program. The district […]

Magic Springs Theme and Water Park

Making Magic Memories for a lifetime Magic Springs Theme and Water Park is located in beautiful Hot Springs, Arkansas and offers the state’s only theme park, water park and concert amphitheater in one location for one low price. Get admission to all three ways to play with any general admission ticket or Season Pass   […]

Peace Valley Sanctuary & Retreat

Peace Valley Sanctuary and Retreat is a lodging and event center located in the heart of the Ouachita Mountains on 70 pristine acres.  Families are welcome for year round lodging in cabins, rooms or suites. Airbnb customer reviews are consistently 5’s.  Contact: http://www.pvsanctuary.com/ or [email protected]  To schedule an event in the main lodge:  (870) 356-2667.

Coleman (Jim) Rock Shop & Crystal Mine

Mine your own Quartz Crystals, $10.00 per day with FREE admission to those 9 years old and under.  Keep all you find, NO extra charge.  Satisfaction Guaranteed. Our retail shop offers numerous items including high quality Quartz Crystals, Amethyst, Zincite, Onyx, and Jewellery made from minerals. We offer minerals from around the world and gift […]

Sweet Surrender Crystal Mine

So you come to dig. We will give you a brief lesson on safety and let you know the places where you can and can’t go.  After all this is a commercial operational crystal mine.  You have to know the do’s and don’t’s of the mine.  If you have trouble getting your eye going on […]

Whisper’s Bait & Tackle

We are a local bait shop serving Mount Ida, including Hwy 27 and Hwy 298 along with Lake Ouachita. We try to stay competitive in our pricing so we can all get outdoors for recreation. We have an assortment of live bait, as well as unique fishing lures created by a local artist.

Brady Mountain Resort & Marina

A trip to beautiful Lake Ouachita is not complete without coming to Brady Mountain Resort & Marina.  Our new renovations, and fun family atmosphere are a must for your vacation.  Whether you’re here for a day or a week, it’s sure to be enjoyed by all.  And, at the end of the day, don’t forget […]

Wegner Quartz Crystal Mines

Great place for the whole family, where everyone is welcome and guaranteed to find crystals. Wegner Crystal Ranch is 218 acres of nature’s beauty surrounded on four sides by the Ouachita Mountains. Spring water feeds our streams and ponds encouraging wildlife. The stone columns a tour gate are built with our quartz crystal. On this ranch […]

Ouachita River Haven Resort

Beautiful Cabins and Campgrounds conveniently located near Mt. Ida, Hot Springs and Mena, Arkansas, on the banks of the Ouachita River.  Let your outdoor recreation start here with easy access to the Ouachita River for canoeing, kayaking, swimming, and fishing.  Hiking and Mountain Biking opportunities abound with the nearby “Epic IMBA” Womble Trail,  Lake Ouachita […]

Lake Ouachita Shores Resort, Inc.

Lake Ouachita Shores is one of the most beautifully located resorts on Lake Ouachita (Wash-i-ta) and is surrounded by the Ouachita National Forest. It is one of the cleanest lakes in the nation, over 30 miles long, and has a surface area of 40,000 acres. Excellent for fishing (many varieties), swimming, boating, diving, hiking and […]

Mountain Harbor Resort

Just 12 miles from Mount Ida, AR, under the gentle sweep of Hickory Nut Mountain, Mountain Harbor Resort has been in the Barnes family since 1955, now owned and managed by Bill Barnes and his children. Harbor offers luxurious cabins and cozy lake view guest rooms, a fleet of rental boats, a full service marina […]

Ruth’s Twin Creek Bait, Tackle & Storage

Ruth’s provides bait, tackle, and storage

Epona Place

Hidden away not far from Mount Ida in a Crystal Cove, is Epona Place where the fairy “Epona” looks after the horses!  We are a self funded horse rescue that takes in horses and ponies that have been abused or can’t be ridden.  They get a new job after training on how to be polite, […]

River View Cabins & Canoes

Relax and Enjoy! The well appointed cabins at RiverView Cabins & Canoes for rent in Arkansas provide everything you need for a picture-perfect getaway vacation.  River-bluff views, of the Ouachita River, Hot Tubs to melt your cares away, and a fireplace to warm your heart. Easy access to the Ouachita National Forest, and close to […]

Wind ‘n’ Wood Camping & Glamping

Wind n Wood is a teaching garden, orchard, seasonal nursery, gift shop, truck-patch farm, rugged campground, private event venue, sanctuary, and our home.  It is a place to heal the earth and the self, and extend that healing into the community and world. Learn how to make soap, lotion, paper, beer, or even a mud oven.  Please visit our website to view the current Classes, Workshops and Weekend Intensives available.

Montgomery County Master Gardeners

A division of the University of Arkansas Agricultural Department, this organization provides education and information to the community about gardening, and volunteering.  Community projects include the Montgomery County Courthouse grounds, Montgomery County Nursing Home, Tasty Acres, and the Caddo Gap “Indian Monument”. The Master Gardeners meet on the first Wednesday of each month at 10:00am […]

Front Porch Stage

The Front Porch Stage produces free “lawn chair concerts.” Concerts are scheduled regularly from the first Saturday in May through the first week in October. Because this is an outdoor event, concerts are subject to cancellation due to inclement weather. The musical genres represented include country, bluegrass, blues, folk, folk rock, and gospel, with a special emphasis […]