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Ferries

Alberta Transportation operates six ferries as part of Alberta’s highway network.

Click on the Ferry links for more information.  For most recent daily operation, call 511. 

For general inquiries, contact Moh Ashraf 780-415-1030, email:  moh.ashraf@gov.ab.ca.

 

 Bleriot Ferry – Highway 838 over Red Deer River (pdf 420 K)
  • (CLOSED) Operates 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. from May 5 to the May long weekend; 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily from the May long weekend to September long weekend; 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. from the day after the September long weekend to October 30.
  • For information, contact 403-823-9490 or Gordon Wilton 403-823-1788.

Crowfoot Ferry – Local road over Bow River - 5 km south of Junction of Highways 1 and 56, on Range Road 201 (pdf 266 K)

  • (CLOSED due to low water level) Operates 7 a.m. to midnight daily from April 23 to noon of  November 14 
  • For information, contact Mike Yule
    403-734-2194 or Gary Moore 403-934-8896.

Finnegan Ferry – Highway 862 over Red Deer River (pdf 315 K)

  • (CLOSED) Operates 7 a.m. to midnight daily from May 8 to November 2
  • For information, contact Wade Baskin 403-501-8290 or Doug Scheeler 403-529-3644.

Klondyke Ferry – Highway 661 over Athabasca River (101 K)

  • Operates 6:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. daily from early May to November (exact end date to be announced) 
  • For information, contact Walter Henson
    780-379-0073 or Administrative Support 780-675-2624.

LaCrete Ferry – Highway 697 over Peace River (pdf 144 K)

  • (CLOSED) Operates 24 hours per day from April 20 to noon of November (exact end date to be announced)
  • For information, La Prairie Group 1-800-828-3908 or Paul Catt 780-926-2241.

Shaftesbury Ferry – Highway 740 over Peace River (135 K)

  • Operates 7 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. daily from early May to November (exact end date to be announced) 
  • For information, contact La Prairie Group 1-800-828-3908 or Erwin Kurz 780-624-6132.