Welcome to Ste. Gen - Modoc River Ferry
Locally referred to as The French Connection, the Ste. Genevieve - Modoc Ferry is a quick connection between Sainte Genevieve, Missouri and southern Illinois.
From Illinois, the ferry provides a direct access to the shops, restaurants and historic sites of French Colonial Sainte Genevieve.
From Ste. Genevieve, the ferry offers a quick route to Fort de Chartres, Pierre Menard Home and Fort Kaskaskia State Historic Parks - as well as other interesting attractions in Southern Illinois.
The ferry also provides a direct route for area truckers, farmers and industries, and is the official crossing point for bicyclists enjoying the Great River Road or the Mississippi River Bicycle Trail.
The ferry operates year-round, except when river conditions make ferry operation unsafe. The ferry accepts cash or check, and currently does not accept credit cards.
For more information, call the Ste. Genevieve Welcome Center at 573-883-7097.
Summer Hours (April 1 – October 31)
Monday – Saturday 6 am – 6 pm
Sunday 9 am – 6 pm
Winter Hours (November 1 – March 31)
Monday – Saturday 6 am -- 5 pm
Sunday 9 am – 5 pm
Ste. Genevieve-Modoc Ferry is Owned and Operated by:
New Bourbon Regional Port Authority
P.O. Box 366
Perryville, MO 63775