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Silver Mines Recreation Area, named for actual silver mines, active in the 1920s but long since played out, is located 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.
SeasonMarch 10 through October 29
- Total Sites:
- 66 sites
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- Max RV Length:
- 40 feet
Trail: There is a one-mile long trail along each side of the river. From Turkey Creek Picnic Area, a 1.2 mile trail to the north leads to Millstream Garden Conservation Area, managed by the Missouri Department of Conservation.
Picnic Area: 2 sites containing 5 picnic units, each with Table and grill.