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Dorena-Hickman Ferry switches to winter schedule

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The Dorena-Hickman Ferry announced it is moving over to its winter schedule as of Oct. 28, citing the loss of daylight hours and earlier evening darkness.

Operating on the winter schedule, the Dorena-Hickman Ferry will make the last evening run from the Kentucky Landing at 5:15 p.m., and the last run from the Missouri landing at 5:30 p.m.

The Dorena-Hickman Ferry operates from the Hickman Landing with regular river crossings during daylight hours. The price for passenger vehicles is $16 with additional tolls for trucks, motor homes and vehicles pulling trailers. There are discounts for vehicles making return crossings.

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

For more info on the Dorena-Hickman Ferry and a schedule of operating hours go to its website

Drivers can also check on the ferry’s operating status by calling (731) 693-0210.

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