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

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 […]

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 […]

Judy’s Crystals “n” Things

On the corner of Hway 270 and Logan Gap Rd., Judy’s Crystals offers a large supply of crystals and minerals (polished and rough) from all over the world.  And just up the road is their mine, Fisher Mountain Mine, where you can dig your own crystals. Stop by Judy’s for directions.

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 […]

Imagination Library of the Ouachitas

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library is a nonprofit organization that promotes early childhood literacy by giving free age-appropriate books to children from birth to age 5.

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 […]

Ouachita Artists Gallery & Studio

Whether you just want to look, get a special gift (perhaps for yourself), or just learn how to do it yourself, the Ouachita Artists Gallery & Studio will fit the bill. Located on the square in downtown Mount Ida, the gallery and studio features the work of local artists and craftspersons with a variety of […]

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 […]