Ferries
 

 Notice:

 
Turkey Neck Bend Ferry in Monroe County Set to Temporarily Close
 
Bowling Green, Ky. (June 19, 2014)—The ferry barge on Ky. 214 in Monroe County is set to temporary close for inspection and maintenance for a 10-day period in July.
 
The ferry is scheduled to shutdown on Friday, July 18 at 6 p.m. and will reopen no later than July 28 at 6 a.m. Message boards are already in place to inform passing motorists. The closure will create a detour approximately 33 miles and 45 minutes long. The detour details are listed below. 
 
Motorists traveling from the Tompkinsville area:
·       Instead of turning onto Ky. 214 to head to the ferry, stay on Ky. 100 and take a right on Ky. 90. Stay on Ky. 90 into Burkesville. Then, take a right onto Ky. 61 which connects back to Ky. 214 or stay on Ky. 61 to continue south.
 
Motorists traveling toward the Tompkinsville area:
·       Instead of turning onto Ky. 214 to head to the ferry, stay on Ky. 61 to Burkesville and take a left onto Ky. 90. Then, follow Ky. 90 and take a left onto Ky. 100. Ky. 100 connects back into Ky. 214 or stay on Ky. 100 to head to Tompkinsville.
NEW Ferryboats in Kentucky 
(Includes Locations, Photos, River Crossing, Counties, Roads Connected, Fees, Schedules and Contact numbers)​
  
Information
Authority
Augusta Ferry
Augusta Ferry
Connects KY to OH
Bracken County, KY to Brown CO. OH
Connects KY 8 to US 52
Across Ohio River
 
 
Ferry Operations Contact
606-756-3291
William E. Miller, Authority President
 
Augusta Ferry Authority, Inc.
P.O. Box 8
Augusta, KY 41002
Phone: (606) 756-2151
Fax: (606) 756-2180
Cave in Rock Ferry
Cave in Rock Ferry
Connects KY to IL
Crittenden County, KY to Hardin County, IL
Connects KY 91 to IL 1
Across Ohio River

Ferry Operations Contact
618-289-4599
Perry Newcom, Crittenden Co. Judge Executive
Ohio River Ferry Authority
107 South Main Street
Marion, KY 42064
Phone: (502) 965-5251
Fax: (502) 965-5252
Dorena-Hickman Ferry

Dorena-Hickman Ferry
Connects KY to MO
Fulton County, KY to Mississippi County, MO

Connects KY 1354/KY 94 to MO 77
Across Mississippi River

Website

Ferry Operations Contact
731-693-0210

David Gallagher, Fulton County Judge Executive
 
2216 Myron Cory Drive Hickman, KY 42050
Phone: (270) 236-2594
Fax: (270) 236-2594
Reeds Ferry
Reeds Ferry
Connects Butler County, KY
Connects KY 269
Across Green River

Ferry Operations Contact
270-526-4123

David Fields, Butler County Judge Executive

P.O. Box 626
Morgantown, KY 42261

Phone: (270) 526-3433
Fax: (270) 526-2658

Rochester Ferry

Rochester Ferry
Connects Butler County, KY to Ohio County, KY
Connects KY 369

Across Green River

Ferry Operations Contact
270-526-4123

David Fields, Butler County Judge Executive

P.O. Box 626
Morgantown, KY 42261

Phone: (270) 526-3433
Fax: (270) 526-2658

Turkey Neck Bend Ferry
Turkey Neck Bend Ferry
Connects Monroe County, KY
Connects KY 369
 
Across Cumberland River
 
 
Ferry Operations Contact
270-991-0543

Daryl Price, Transportation Engineering Branch Manager

Department of Highways, District 3 Bowling Green
900 Morgantown Road

Bowling Green, KY 42101
Phone: (270) 746-7898
Fax: (270) 746-7643

Valley View Ferry
Valley View Ferry
Connects Fayette and Jessamine County, KY to Madison County, KY
Connects KY 169
Across Kentucky River
 

 
Ferry Operations Contact
859-258-3611
George Dean, Jessamine Co. Magistrate
 
Valley View Ferry Authority
P.O. Box 856
Nicholasville, KY 40340
Phone: (859) 509-6085
Fax: (859) 885-2545
Green River Ferry

Green River Ferry
Connects Edmonson County, KY
Connects KY 255/KY 70 to KY 1352

Across Green River in Mammoth Cave National Park

Website

Ferry Operations Contact
270-758-2166

Steve Kovar, Chief of Facilities Management

Mammoth Cave National Park
P.O. Box 7

Mammoth Cave, KY 42259
Phone: (270) 758-2101
Fax: (270) 758-2349

Houchins Ferry
Houchin Ferry
Connects Edmonson County, KY
Connects Houchins Ferry Road (KY 259) to Ollie Road (KY 728)
Across Green River in Mammoth Cave National Park
**Closed**
 
 
Ferry Operations Contact
270-758-2166

Steve Kovar, Chief of Facilities Management

Mammoth Cave National Park
P.O. Box 7
Mammoth Cave, KY 42259

Phone: (270) 758-2101
Fax: (270) 758-2349

Anderson Ferry
Anderson Ferry
Connects KY to OH
Connects Boone County, KY to Hamilton County, OH
Connects KY 8 to US 50
Across Ohio River
 
 
Ferry Operations Contact
859-586-5007

Monthly ferry traffic count forms and guidance for state funded ferries:

 

To find tourist information on the ferryboat operations throughout the state and to find other sites and attractions to visit near the ferryboat operations, visit the Kentucky Department of Travel webpage to view the Visitor’s Guide Online or use the Interest Finder tool.

Contact Info

Division of Planning
200 Mero Street
Frankfort, KY 40622
Phone:(502)564-7183
Fax: (502)564-2865
Email: Lynn Soporowski or
other points of contact.

Multimodal Freight Transportation Contact
 

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