Welcome to the Marion County Ferries!
Current Ferry Status:
Call the recorded "Ferry Information Line" at (503) 588-7979 or Marion County Public Works Dispatch at (503) 588-5304 for status and hours of operation.
To receive email updates of ferry operating status and unscheduled closures, subscribe to the email list at
email@example.com. Include your email address in the body of your message and indicate if you would like to be added to the "Buena Vista Ferry" or "Wheatland Ferry" emergency notification list.
To purchase a new toll card or add money to an existing toll card for either ferry, contact the Accounting section at Marion County Public Works, (503) 588-5036.
You can also add money to an existing toll card online with a Visa or MasterCard, or check your toll card balance, at
Please note credit cards cannot be used to pay tolls when on the ferries.
Comments or Concerns:
For additional information, comments or concerns, contact Ed Watson, Ferry Operations Crew Leader, or Michael Shepard, Ferry Supervisor, at Marion County Public Works, (503) 588-5036.