Things to See & DoThings to See & Do around Mount Ida Arkansas

Bamboo Palace

We are a Chinese themed restaurant located in Mount Ida by beautiful lake Oachita! We have a lunch buffet starting at 10:30 A.M. and ending at 2 P.M. After 2 P.M. dinner is served from our menu, until 9 P.M. Live music every Saturday evening from 5:30 pm to 8:30pm.

Blue Moon Crystals & Jewelry

Specializing in a huge selection of Arkansas Quartz Crystals, Polished Quartz Crystals including pyramids, skulls, massage wands, spheres & phantoms, Rainbow Titanium Quartz (Aurora), Opal Aura Quartz, Ammonites, Sterling Silver & Gemstone Jewelry, Wire Wrapped Pendants.

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 […]

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 […]

Dixie Crystal Mining Co.

Quartz crystal mining in Mount Ida, Arkansas, deep in the Ouachita Mountains. “Hey Y’all, if you want to dig crystals come see us!  Bring your lunch, cause we have nice shaded picnic tables.  Bring your own tools and buckets or buy them at the Eminem real, real reasonable. Be sure to give us a call […]

John Be Crystals

Featuring Arkansas Quartz Minerals and Gifts. While I do not have a mine, I am a Certified Independent Arkansas Surface Quartz Miner and am available to host guided digging tours (no children, please!). Most of the time, I am on the road participating in club and commercial shows as a dealer, so you can always […]

Ouachita Mountains Regional Library/Montgomery County Library

The mission of the Montgomery County Library is to provide materials and service for county residents of all ages for personal enrichment, enjoyment and educational needs. The library provides access to a collection of books and other materials to serve these needs, especially a place for young children to discover the joy of reading and […]

Real Earth Creations

Our rock shop is in the heart of “Crystal Country” in Mount Ida, Arkansas. We  specialize in quartz crystal and other minerals from the Mount Ida area and across Arkansas.  We also have a significant collection of rocks and minerals from across the Americas and around the globe, including petrified woods, fossils, agates and jaspers […]