Silver Mines Recreation Area Campgrounds
12
Route D
Fredericktown, MO 63645
Phone: 573-783-3769
Open 24 hours
Latitude: 37° 33' 17"
Longitude: -90° 26' 16"

The campgrounds include: 75 campsites; a group site; 17 picnic sites; drinking water; and vault toilets. Each campsite has a table, lantern post and fire ring; some have electric hookups. Some campsites are reservable at www.recreation.gov or by calling 877-444-6777. The campgrounds and picnic areas are open March 5-Oct. 17.

Located along the St. Francis River, the area offers a variety of recreational activities and an abundance of historic and geological wonders. The silver mine started in 1877 and closed in 1946. A dam was built across the river by the mining company; the dam and the entrance to the mine are still there. Enjoy kayaking, canoeing, swimming, hiking and picnicking year-round. The river offers an excellent white water experience. There are two miles of trails along the river, offering spectacular views.

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    SITE RATES
    • high rate (per day): $100
    • low rate (per day): $2
    CAMPING FACILITIES
    • RV sites
    • tent sites
    • group sites
    CAMPSITE AMENITIES
    • electric hookups
    • grills
    • fire pits
    • toilet
    • drinking water
    • picnic tables
    GENERAL INTEREST INFO
    • open seasonally only
    FOR TRAVELERS WITH DISABILITIES
    • Partially Wheelchair Accessible
    SMOKING POLICY
    • smoking allowed outdoors only
    SUITABLE FOR THESE AGE GROUPS
    • All ages
    ACTIVITIES ON-SITE OR WITHIN 10 MILES
    • fishing
    • canoeing outfitters
    • boating
    • biking / walking trails
    • equestrian trails
    • backpacking trail
    TYPES OF PAYMENT ACCEPTED
    • Cash
    • Personal Check
    • Travelers Checks
    DISCOUNTS OFFERED
    • senior citizen discount
    GUEST RESERVATIONS NEEDED?
    • reservations recommended
    GROUP POLICY
    • advance contact requested
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