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Canby Ferry

Mountain Road and North Locust Street, Aurora, OR 97002
+1 503-353-4400
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Website showed that this ferry was in operation, when we got there, a sign was posted and the gates... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2017
Cynthia F
Historic ferry crossing the Willamette

This ferry used to be the closest place for us to cross the Willamette before the I-5 bridge. It... read more

Reviewed 24 November 2016
Sandra T
Portland, Oregon
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  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Mountain Road and North Locust Street, Aurora, OR 97002
+1 503-353-4400
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Reviewed 29 April 2017

Website showed that this ferry was in operation, when we got there, a sign was posted and the gates were locked. 3 days later went to the website again and there it stated that it will be closed until September. Disappointing, sorry I had to...More

Thank Cynthia F
Reviewed 24 November 2016

This ferry used to be the closest place for us to cross the Willamette before the I-5 bridge. It is maintained well, and during the winter is closed for service due to possible danger with high water. The fare is cheap and the ferry only...More

Thank Sandra T
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We took my father-in-law on an afternoon drive and crossed the river on this ferry. It is a cable guided, electric ferry and was a fun diversion for our family. The kids will love the experience of driving onto the ferry and crossing a river.

Thank mrlabelman
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

I love Ferries! As a young man we'd take the ferry from Milwaukee, Wisconsin to Ludington, Michigan which takes a few hours so whenever I get a chance I take the Canby Ferry or the Buena Vista but most of the time the Wheatland Ferry....More

Thank VictoryVisionTim
Reviewed 28 July 2016

The Canby Ferry takes you across the Willamette river between Wilsonville and Canby. The drive to either spot meanders through beautiful countryside on winding roads. Don't go on the freeway to get there but venture out into the country. On the Canby side is Mollala...More

Thank Haralee
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

My little boys and made a special trip to take the ferry from the Wilsonville side to Canby. They loved it! It runs back and forth all day so just go when you're ready. It's about a five minute ride. The drive to the ferry...More

Thank Gabriela P
Reviewed 19 December 2015

The Canby Ferry crosses the Willamette river at Canby, OR connecting Canby to the vicinity of Wilsonville, OR. The ferry is powered by electric motors which receive power from trolly riding an overhead power line.

Thank Edwin B
Reviewed 18 July 2015 via mobile

Although we do not have many ferries in the Portland area, this one is the best. My dad would take me across as a special trip and I do the same with my kids. My children are nearly grown but if we are in the...More

Thank Heidi S
Reviewed 30 June 2015 via mobile

This ferry is the scenic route to Stafford, Wilsonville and West linn areas. If you're a golfer, go to the public golf course of Sandilee. 18 holes of fun and relaxation. The Canby ferry is one of two ferries to cross the Willamette river. The...More

Thank Myrt55
Reviewed 10 June 2015

I have taken the ferry dozens of times and it sure beats having to go to the I5 bridge or to cross the Willamette in Oregon City. It's fun, it's convenient, it costs a few bucks and it saves a ton of time! What's not...More

1  Thank VictoryVisionTim
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