Bleriot Ferry

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Bleriot Ferry
Bleriot Ferry.jpg
Locale Kneehill County, Starland County
Waterway Red Deer River
Transit type Automobile
Operator Alberta Transportation
System length 105 m (344 ft)[1]
Website Ferries - Alberta Transportation

The Bleriot Ferry is a ferry in Alberta, Canada. It links the two sections of the North Dinosaur Trail (Highway 838) as it crosses the Red Deer River from Kneehill County on the west, to Starland County on the east. It was built by Andre Bleriot] commissioned in 1913 and, in addition to providing an essential transport service, acted as a major social hub in the Drumheller area.[2]

The ferry operates from late April to November.[3]


  1. ^ "Bleriot Ferry" (PDF). Alberta Transportation. Retrieved February 2, 2017. 
  2. ^ "Bleriot Ferry". Drumheller Specialty Attractions. Retrieved February 2, 2017. 
  3. ^ "Ferries". Alberta Transportation. Government of Alberta. October 2, 2007. Retrieved February 2, 2017. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 51°34′23″N 112°53′07″W / 51.57306°N 112.88528°W / 51.57306; -112.88528