Welcome to the Marion County Ferries!
The Wheatland Ferry will be closed July 19th through the end of August for landing ramp repairs. Notifications will be updated once the anticipated opening date is determined.
The Buena Vista Ferry will be closed beginning July 13th to conduct USCG required dry dock inspection and perform routine maintenence. This closure is expected to last approximately 4 weeks. Notifications will be updated once the anticipated opening date is determined.
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.