Find TREASURE for PLEASURE!
A true rock-hounding experience awaits you!
***Remember, we close Oct 31 and will reopen March 1.***
WHAT: We are a DAY CAMP and VIRTUALLY UNTAPPED
ALL NATURAL CRYSTAL MINE...
Come DIG in the actual, native mine... NO tailings!
YOU will be the FIRST to unearth,
see & touch the age-old crystals!!!
-Our FORESTED mine site provides SHADE from the HOT SUN!
-Our mine is EASY to access! DRIVE right up to mine! Crystals are ON or NEAR the surface!
-It's EASY to find crystals! You WILL find crystals to take home with you!
"DO the DIG, then DO the DANCE!"
**PLEASE CALL AHEAD TO MAKE A RESERVATION!** (Please call us to get directions! Or input your zipcode in the menu on the left for a map!
Can't trust GPS in rural America! lol!)
WHEN: Open DAILY March 1 to October 31-When you arrive to dig, come to the crystal shop first.
(We are closed thru the winter to allow the earth to rest.)
HOURS: Mine and Crystal Shop hours: 8 am to 7 pm (or dusk, whichever comes first)
Call TODAY to reserve your Dig Time! 479-243-0771
-After orientation, we will escort you to the mine, and give you a walk-thru introduction.
-NOTE: The mine is NOT underground or in a cave. Law prohibits public entry to such a site.
-BUT you WILL find crystals EVERYWHERE on the surface or under the surface!
PRICE: Only $10 per admission age 16 and older.
-Kids under 16 are FREE!
-Plus, each paid admission or group MUST rent at least ONE of the mine's
20 qt. gathering buckets in which to gather crystals, at $10.00 each.
-Extra buckets may be rented at $10 each,
depending on how many crystals you want to take home with you!
---Pricing example A: One adult plus One free child plus One bucket rental=$20
---Pricing example B: Two adults plus One child age 16
plus Three children under 16, plus Two buckets=$50
-Discounts: we offer 20% off of admission to groups of 10 or more adults.
-Due to state regulations, Visitors MUST use the mine's buckets to gather crystals,
but you can bring your own buckets or boxes to take your crystals home.
-Bring your own hand tools and knee pads (or old rugs, towels, etc)
or rent ours for only $5 per bucket of tools (includes knee pads)!
(Recommendation: if you bring your own hand tools, plastic trowels do not work well.
Metal tools or screwdrivers make great digging tools!)
-Extra info you might want to know: Polk County and other neighboring counties are "dry". The sales of alcohol is prohibited. If you are staying overnight at a local hotel, please consider purchasing your alcoholic beverages to bring with you, before you enter the state, or in the cities of Hot Springs, Fort Smith, or Little Rock, Arkansas. On Sundays, the entire state is prohibited from selling alcohol. No alcohol is allowed in the mine for consumption on the premises, per Federal law.
Filling buckets is EASY at Board Camp Crystal Mine...
you WILL find CRYSTALS!
We will escort you out to the mine and show you where and how to dig!
AND Board Camp Crystal Mine is easily accessible for those with wheelchairs & other mobile devices!
-You can drive your vehicle right up to the dig site!
-Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy the day!
YOUR FRIENDLY FUR BABIES ON A LEASH ARE WELCOME TOO!
-For more details, please scroll down and read
"Dig for Crystals" OR give us a call!
A big THANK YOU to all our visitors!
"We don't have customers; we make friends."
THANK YOU to all who came to the 2016 Crystal Music Festival!
IT WAS AN AMAZING CONCERT WITH ALL GOSPEL & OLD-TIME COUNTRY MUSIC!
a HUGE thank you to:
David Lindy with his soulful New Orleans sound!!!
AND from the Louisiana Delta, DELTA DIXIE!!!
RIGHT HERE at the Board Camp Crystal Mine!
on the CRYSTAL STAGE!
Each year featuring a tribute to
Fallen and Standing Heroes
A HUGE THANK YOU TO ALL OUR MUSICAL ENTERTAINMENT!
AND ALL OUR VISITORS, VOLUNTEERS AND VENDORS!
YOU ARE ALL AWESOME! WE APPRECIATE YOU!
because of YOU, this venue will continue to GROW and together, we will ENJOY Life, Music, Creativity, Beauty, and Nature in the many forms they present themselves!
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