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

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 […]

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 […]

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 at our gate are built with our quartz crystal. On this […]

Collier Creek Crystals

Family owned and operated Quartz mining company since 1969 in the Ouachita Mountains.  Specializing in absolutely the world’s finest Quartz Crystals.  Wholesale and by appointment only.

Ouachita Mountains Pottery

Hand Thrown and Sculpted Pottery – Timeless Functional Pottery for your Home. Debbie and her husband, Mike, live in the majestic Ouachita Mountains.  She is a retired educator who loves making beautiful pottery.  She expresses her creativity by making both traditional and unique pottery pieces for everyday use. Debbie also provides classes for groups up […]

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.

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.  

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.