Hickman, Kentucky: Only Way Between Kentucky and Missouri

The only direct route between these two states is a little ferryboat that crosses the Mississippi River between Hickman, Kentucky, and Dorena, Missouri.

Dorena-Hickman Ferry

Hwy 1354, Hickman, KY
Dorena-Hickman Ferry. Either drive west on Kentucky Hwy 1354 until it ends, or east on Missouri Hwy A until it ends.
Daylight hours (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
$14 car, $5 motorcycle, $1 pedestrian
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Only Way Between Kentucky and Missouri

Missouri and Kentucky are the only neighboring states in the U.S. that are not connected by a road or bridge. The only direct route between the two is a ferryboat that crosses the Mississippi River between the tiny town of Hickman, Kentucky, and the nonexistent town of Dorena, Missouri. It's a single boat that only operates during daylight hours.

[Brian Major, 05/13/2017]

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