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

Bluebell Cafe’ & Country Store

The best of both worlds come together at the Blue Bell where you can find real home-style meals, tasty sandwiches,  or come in on a Friday for catfish, coleslaw, and hush puppies.  There is something for everyone…Shop in the gift store area featuring great gifts and products from local artisans, or enjoy one of Blue Bell’s […]

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.

Lum & Abner Store & Museum

The Lum and Abner Jot ‘Em Down Store and Museum is housed in 1904 and 1909 store buildings listed on the National Register of Historic Places.  The Pine Ridge Post Office is also still in operation.  The whole community was the basis for the Lum and Abner radio programs aired nation-wide from 1931-1955, and on […]

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 […]

Montgomery County Council for the Performing Arts, MCCPA

In October 1984, a small troupe of would-be Thespians came together at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds near Mount Ida, Arkansas. That meeting set in motion a plan for bringing to their community the opportunity to enjoy live theater. In their constitution the purpose was formally stated as being “operated exclusively for cultural, literary or educational […]

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 […]

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.

Camp Ozark

Camp Ozark is a Christian camp, founded on Christian principles and owned and operated by Christian families.  Camp Ozark is committed to assisting families in developing and nurturing their children, through “Values Based Camping.” Each summer over 6500 kids choose to spend a session or more at the incomparable Camp Ozark — 400 acres of […]