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

Board Camp Campground & Crystal Mine

Board Camp Campground and Crystal Mine has it all. Consider lodging at the Crystal Cottage. The Crystal Mine is NOW OPEN EVERY DAY, including holidays, to accommodate your schedule! Choose to dig: 9 am, 11 am or 1 pm until 3 pm! You WILL find crystals! Please CALL to reserve your dig time or click ‘Get […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.

Ruth’s Twin Creek Bait, Tackle & Storage

Ruth’s provides bait, tackle, and storage

Mountain Harbor Resort

Just 12 miles from Mount Ida, AR, under the gentle sweep of Hickory Nut Mountain, Mountain Harbor Resort has been in the Barnes family since 1955, now owned and managed by Bill Barnes and his children. Harbor offers luxurious cabins and cozy lake view guest rooms, a fleet of rental boats, a full service marina […]

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 […]