Mark Twain National Forest Silver Mines Recreation Area

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  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.
  • Boat-In
    Sites accessible by watercraft.

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  • WiFi
  • Verizon
  • AT&T
  • T-Mobile

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Group


For Campers

  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Reservable
  • Drinking Water
  • Electric Hookups
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires


2 Reviews of Mark Twain National Forest Silver Mines Recreation Area

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Jason R.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jul. 9, 2021

Riverside Bliss

This is our near-home favorite campground.  Whitewater kayaking on the Saint Francis River anytime the paddle gage on old bridge is greater than 0.  Also gage can be found on  This campground doesn't have a lot of amenities, but makes up for it in beauty all around the…

Reviewed Jul. 25, 2019

Nice and affordable

This is a nice little campground located in the Mark Twain National Forest. The St. Francis River runs behind the camp loop and the boat launch is walking distance, with room to splash around and fish. We were in site 8. The sites have a bit of breathing room between them. There were tent campers…

Month of VisitJuly


Mark Twain National Forest Silver Mines Recreation Area is located in Missouri


From Fredericktown, MO, take State Rt. 72 west 5.2 miles to Forest Service sign and State Rt. D. Turn left onto Rt. D and go 3.2 miles to campground.


37.52500044 N
90.4583304 W

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Connection Details

We rate connection speeds from campers like you who submit speed tests with Field Reports.

  • Good- 10+Mbps

    Campers can make calls and send texts & emails, watch an HD movie, play multiplayer games, and more.

  • Fair- 3Mbps-10Mbps

    Campers can make calls, send texts & emails, video chat, stream video, and play online games.

  • Poor- 0Mbps-3Mbps

    Campers might be able check email, send texts, and make calls.

  • Available-

    Campers have been able to connect here but we don’t know the quality of the connection.

  • Unknown-

    Connectivity is not known for this campground.

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