Welcome to the Ouachita River Haven Resort
Beautiful Cabins and Campgrounds conveniently located near Mt. Ida, Hot Springs and Mena, Arkansas, on the banks of the Ouachita River. Let your outdoor recreation start here with easy access to the Ouachita River for canoeing, kayaking swimming and fishing. Hiking and Mountain Biking opportunities abound with the nearby “Epic IMBA” Womble Trail, Lake Ouachita vista Trail, and the Ouachita National Recreation Trail.
Several Cabins to choose from and some have beautiful view of the Ouachita River. Easy river access, or if you prefer camping we have plenty of campsites available. We also provide Canoe, Kayak and River Tube Rentals and Shuttle Service.
Located in West Central Arkansas in the heart of the Ouachita Mountains. The Haven is conveniently located 45 miles West of Historic Hot Springs and 35 miles East of Mena Arkansas. Hot Springs is known for its horse racing and natural hot springs spas. Mena, for it's Queen Wilhelmina State Park, atop the second highest mountain in the state. The Ouachita River Haven is only 10 miles from the World Famous Quartz Crystal Mines of Mt. Ida and 60 miles from Murfreesboro, Arkansas, home of the only diamond mine in North America.
Fishing on the Ouachita River
River fishing is good year round. The big ones come up from the lake to spawn in late February and March. Small Mouth Bass are the most abundant, but the river also provides Catfish, Large Mouth Bass, Stripers, Perch and Crappie. In addition there are a number of nearby mountain ponds that are stocked and maintained by the Ouachita National Forest Service.
Start your Adventure Here!
Trails Provide Easy Access to National Forest! The Ouachita River Haven is an excellent base for your hiking, mountain biking, or an ATV Adventure! Also great fishing and hunting. Crystal Mining and Horseback riding nearby. On site we have volley ball, horse shoes, basketball, tire swings and tether ball.
The Haven is a pet friendly resort, however advanced arrangements are required for pets.