Silver Mines Recreation Area Campgrounds

16
Route D
Fredericktown, MO 63645
Phone: 573-783-3769
Open 24 hours

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.

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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