Silver Mines Recreation Area opened for the 2019 season on March 1. Located in Madison County, this Mark Twain National Forest recreation area offers camping, hiking, picnicking, and access to the St. Francis River.
The 2019 season kicked off in a big way March 22-24 when the Annual Missouri Whitewater Championships were held on the St. Francis River.
Event organizers, participants and volunteers set up camp at Silver Mines for the duration of the races and activities. For more information about the Missouri Whitewater Association, visit www.missouriwhitewater.org/.