Dorena Hickman Ferry closed because of high winds


Web Editor - Nick Miller

HICKMAN, Ky. - The Dorena-Hickman Ferry is closed due to high winds.

Captain Ed Floyd says the wind is running about 30 to 35 miles per hour with gusts running higher.  The ferry will remain closed until wind speeds drop.

We will attempt to provide timely notice when the ferry is able to resume service.

The Dorena-Hickman Ferry connects KY 1354 at Hickman, Kentucky, with Missouri Route A and Route 77 near Dorena, Missouri.

The Dorena-Hickman Ferry Operates from the Hickman Landing with regular river crossings during daylight hours.  Passage for passenger vehicles is $14 with additional tolls for trucks, motor homes, and vehicles pulling trailers. There are discounts for vehicles making return crossings.

Missouri and Kentucky enjoy the geographic distinction of being the only border states that are not directly connected by a road. The only direct route between the two states is the Dorena-Hickman Ferry.

The Dorena-Hickman Ferry operates at Mississippi River navigation mile point 922.0.

For more info on the Dorena-Hickman Ferry and a schedule of operating hours go to  Motorists can also check on the ferry’s operating status by calling (731) 693-0210.