Taking the Ferry is a great way to save time while taking a ride on the Mighty Mississippi and experiencing a beautiful scenic drive through Kentucky and Missouri. The Dorena-Hickman Ferry is the only direct route between the two states, and is also one of the few remaining operational ferries on the Lower Mississippi River.
Length of Scenic Drive1.2 miles across the Mississippi River
From Ky. take Hwy. 94 to State Route 1354.
From Mo. take Hwy. 80 to Hwy 77/102
Highlights and Key Points Along the Route
Historic down town Hickman, Ky, Columbus-Belmont State Park, Bluffs Overlooks, Discovery Park of America in Union City, Tn, Reelfoot Lake, Big Oak Tree State Park, New Madrid Museum