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

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 […]

Blue Bell 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 […]

Norman Historic Preservation Program, Inc. (NHPP, inc.)

Visiting the Caddo Valley Academy/Old Norman High School is like taking a trip 94 years back in time. The stately two-story edifice was built in 1924 and is on the National Register of Historic Places. Renovations led by the Norman Historic Preservation Program (NHPP) continue and a tour becomes a trip through mini-museums depicting the […]

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.

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 […]

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.

Mother Earth’s Treasures

We are beings in love with beings. Our creations contain the power of love. Caryol is a unique person who puts her heart’s creative force into the creation of each necklace. We have a very powerful desire to enhance the energetic development of all.  My facebook moniker is johngalt407 please friend me it is an […]

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 […]