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A real cool way to cross the river

My wife and I did this today, for the first time in many years. The crossing only takes about 15... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Only way to get your bike across the potomac for miles

We were biking along the C&O trail and needed to get to Leesburg for the night. The ferry was... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Evan G
Brookline, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I did this today, for the first time in many years. The crossing only takes about 15 minutes, including the time to load and collect the tickets. The wait line was really no line at all, as we got on as soon...More

1  Thank TomR233
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Traveling from the Maryland side en-route to Purcellville, Va, I decided to take the ferry. I was maybe the seventh or eighth vehicle in line and when it was my turn, the attendant directed me now as car number one into the right lane of...More

2  Thank Herman262
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were biking along the C&O trail and needed to get to Leesburg for the night. The ferry was super-convenient, we just cycled on, they collected a few dollars each, and the total crossing was <10minutes. On the other side, route 15 has a wide...More

Thank Evan G
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

Rode this Ferry in the 1970’s with our MG car club. It was a fun then and still is. Timeless, it seems not to have changed at all, a cable ferry over the Potomac river. For $5 you can enjoy a unique piece of history....More

1  Thank Dalesid
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Make sure you have CASH!! Fast way to cross if you live in Leesburg area and want to go to MD. Many times used it to get to Discovery Center for basketball. Seen many others take it for soccer games there as well. We also...More

1  Thank Tommy N
Reviewed August 5, 2018

Not a good way to cut time to 70 into Baltimore but a great way to see bald eagles, swallows, and herons. Very relaxing and always pleasant.

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Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

We had a blast taking the ferry with our boys. Quick, fun, and cool bit of history. We even saw a cool bird on our returning trip. The Maryland side has a park, shop, boat rental, and bbq/picnic areas.

2  Thank Nikki M
Reviewed July 18, 2018

We were biking the C&O and staying in Leesburg for the night - the ferry was quick, efficient, and very reasonable.

1  Thank jmwx5
Reviewed May 6, 2018

If you ever have a need to travel between MD and VA and you are a bit too north and dont want to drive down and around the beltway, you have to give this a shot. I am not sure if there is another one...More

5  Thank TrvlsEatsExplrs
Reviewed April 27, 2018

Take a lunch and sit by the river after you cross. There are picnic tables on the MD side and a little convenience store. So cute

1  Thank Gayle K
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August 26, 2018|
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Response from jmwx5 | Reviewed this property |
A whopping $2.00
June 23, 2018|
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Response from TrvlsEatsExplrs | Reviewed this property |
Opens at 5am and closes at 11pm every day as long as the weather and mainly rain isn’t flooding the river.
John E
May 19, 2018|
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Response from Michele D | Reviewed this property |
I know there is a small parking lot there. I would call them and ask. I agree, it would be a great place to park.