Silver Mines Recreation Area


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Campground Description

Silver Mines Recreation Area, named for actual silver mines, active in the 1920s but long since played out, islocated on the banks of the St. Francis River. ""Whitewater"" enthusiasts from around the world bring their kayaks to enjoy the challenges of the river during the White Water Festival and spring high water.
Contact: US Forest Service (
Posted by: Jeff Barber on January 2, 2006
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    Campground Activities

    Hiking, fishing, swimming, canoeing.

    Campground Amenities

    66 campsites, of these 9 are double sites and 1 is a group site, each with table, lantern post and fire ring. Some site have electrical hookups available and some sites support RV and trailers up to 40 feet in length. Drinking Water and Vault Toilets are centrally located.

    Reservation info

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    Camping Fees

    Day use fee $2 per vehicle.
    Camping sites have a nightly fee for single sites $8, double sites $16, and group site $25-$50.
    Some electric hookup sites available $15/single, $30/double.

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    Reviews of Silver Mines Recreation Area

    Reviewed by ashluvcod on June 17, 2014

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    Favorite place to camp. Love love love
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