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

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Highway 27 Fishing Village

Highway 27 Fishing Village in Montgomery County in the Ouachita Mountains. They offer lodging including both air conditioned cabins as well as campground with electricity and water and waterfront campsites. The boat dock includes access to gasoline, tackle, bait shop – even fishing licenses. There is swimming and even shuttles to hiking and biking trails. […]

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 […]

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.