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Address: Wheatland Road, Gervais, OR 97026
Phone Number: 503-588-7979
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Great short cable ferry

Such a nice little ferry ride for only $2 a car or walk on is free. Also made in convenient for us to cut from Lincoln City to the I-5 without having to go though Salem. Only fits... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 12, 2014
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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Such a nice little ferry ride for only $2 a car or walk on is free. Also made in convenient for us to cut from Lincoln City to the I-5 without having to go though Salem. Only fits 9 or 10 vehicles but is fast and runs on demand so doesn't take long to get across.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Yes, this is just a ferry for cars, bicyclists and walkers, however, it is so fun for kids. If you are looking for a little adventure, I would recommend taking the ferry. Good views and only a few dollars, it is well worth the time and small kids get so excited it makes it a little magical for everyone.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

Going from Salem, OR to McMinnville, OR we came up on this Ferry ... What a great treat! It's a short ride but I've never been on a ferry, and we loved it. The employees are friendly and the view is gorgeous. Def. do this. Only $2.00 for the car. Closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas and closes at 9:45 P.M.

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McMinnville, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

The short ride on the Wheatland Ferry is a nice break from the hustle, a quick way to avoid traffic and fun for the kids. The ferry is small but the area is charming. We love parking on the west side and riding the ferry for free over to the Willamette Mission side to go for short hikes or go... More 

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Keizer
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2012

This ferry is a tremendous asset to those of us living on the Keizer side of the river. If it wasn't for the ferry we would have to drive into Salem and cross the bridge before continuing with our journey. So it saves us a lot of gas and makes for a quicker journey--unless there are several trucks ahead of... More 

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McMinnville, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

Ok, it's an ordinary ferry but I'm a boater and for two bucks I get a minute on the water. The staff are always pleasant. Also, I like to travel the back roads and this is just right. I've been using the Wheatland Ferry for over forty five years from farm work in the area in my youth to now.

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Salem, Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2012

the wait is long and slow if you have to go this way have plenty of time or just drive to Newberg and cross, or drive over the Marion street bridge. they should but in a bridge and get rid of the ferry

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Woodburn, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2012

Friendly courtous service and fun to ride. A great way to get from Woodburn to McMinville with a plesant ride over the water. A can't miss ride toget where you need to go.

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Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2012

We have 4 grandkids that live in Switzerland and 3 in Sweet Home. It is always a fun treat to take a little stroll across the river. We were on it at night this time. Fun for not only the young but the old.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2012

In addition to being the only way across the river for more than 10 miles in either direction, this little ferry is a fun way to travel. Crossing takes a few minutes - enough time for the kids to climb out of the car and watch the water. The loading area on both sides has lots to look at while... More 

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Address: Wheatland Road, Gervais, OR 97026
Phone Number: 503-588-7979
Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Gervais

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