Ironton Ferry

Department Contact:FERRY
Transportation Coordinator
231-308-3727 for recorded information
231-547-7244 Transportation Coordinator's Office to report an issue or for other pertinent information


Location:
9800 Ferry Rd
East Jordan, MI 49727

6 miles south of Charlevoix
9 miles north of East Jordan
9 miles west of Boyne City

Staff:
Ryan Novotny, Transportation Coordinator
Graham Fineout, Ferry Manager

What We Do:
Provides daily trips across the Ironton Narrows, which take approximately 10 minutes round trip.  Generally, the season runs from early/mid April to the day before Thanksgiving, weather permitting.  Crossings begin at 6:30 am and continue to 11:30 pm daily. 
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FERRY SCHEDULE:
The Ironton Ferry operates during the late spring, summer, and early
fall months across the South Arm of Lake Charlevoix. Generally, it is
open from mid-April through mid-November. Operating hours are 6:30 a.m.
to 11:30 p.m.

RATES:
$3.00 per car
$0.50 per person (w/out vehicle or bicycle)
$1.00 per person with bicycle
A book of 20 tickets can be purchased for $40.00 on the Ferry, or from the County Treasurer
Monthly passes  good for 31 days from purchase date with unlimited passage are $75.00 available from the County Treasurer
Annual passes good for the calendar year with unlimited passage are $500.00 available from the County Treasurer

HISTORY:
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