Welcome to the Marion County Ferries!
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Wheatland Ferry will be closed weekdays beginning February 12th through March 11th.
However weekend operation will begin Friday afternoons @ 3:30pm.
Regular operating hour Saturday and Sundays.
Ferry Status Email Updates:
To receive email updates of ferry operating status and unscheduled closures, subscribe to the email list at
firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 Accounting staff 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 Darren Jones, Ferry Operations Crew Leader, or Michael Shepard, Ferry Supervisor, at Marion County Public Works, (503) 588-5036.