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Silver Mines

6 Reviews

About This Campground

Silver Mines Campground is located on the St. Francis River in the Mark Twain National Forest. It offers a variety of recreational opportunities and abundant historic and geological wonders.


Parts of the river are available for swimming, while other portions provide good fishing.…


For Campers

  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Phone Service

For Vehicles

  • 30 amp Hookups
  • 50 amp Hookups
  • Water Hookups
  • Max Length: 60 ft.


  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite
  • Walk In
    Park in a lot, walk to your campsite


6 Reviews of Silver Mines

Ratings Breakdown

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Megan B.
Reviewed Mar. 17, 2021

Quiet campground

We spent a few days here enjoying exploring the area! There has been quite a bit of rain and the water levels were high. Water wasn’t on at the campground yet - and there are not hookups at each campsite.

Missy D.
Reviewed Oct. 21, 2019


The campground was spacious and quiet. Just a short walk to the river and stunning views. Beautiful hiking trails as well. The campground hosts were very friendly and took good care of all the campsites.

Natalie F.
Reviewed Sep. 6, 2019

Awesome and quiet!

They have 3 Loops. A lower loop (on the river) for campers with electric and 2 upper Loops for basic camping and non-electric sites. The furtherbloop is very VERY basic and desolate!No bathhouse, vault toilets scattered though. They do have double sites for larger families and they do have a group…

  • Our basic regular campsite


Silver Mines is located in Missouri


From St. Louis, Missouri, take I-55 south to Festus, then take Highway 67 south to Fredericktown, then take Highway 72 west for approximately 4 miles to Highway D. Turn left and travel approximately 2 miles on Highway D to the recreation area.


37.55277716 N
90.43722267 W

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