Dorena-Hickman Ferry

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. 

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Latitude: 36.567747 Longitude: -89.211632 Elevation: 304 ft
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Length of Scenic Drive

1.2 miles across the Mississippi River

Driving Directions

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 

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