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Bleriot Ferry, Drumheller

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Complete your Canadian road trip experience by riding across Bleriot Ferry. The ferry, which was commissioned in 1913, crosses the Red Deer River and connects the two sections of the North Dinosaur Trail. Made from concrete and metal, the ferry serves an essential transport service for the local area. Speak to friendly and knowledgeable staff to learn how cables pull the ferry across the river. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Bleriot Ferry by using our Drumheller trip itinerary builder.
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  • August 15, 2017
    Interesting but not worth a drive just to cross. It is quite efficient and we only had to wait 2 minutes to load as the ferry was already on our side. We drove the loop from Drumheller and stopped at ...  more »
  • August 14, 2017
    thought it was more then it was but kid thought it was a cool way to cross the river. worth doing at least.  more »
  • August 13, 2017
    We were advised by our GPS Guide app to take the ferry across the river. The ferry holds 13 cars and is pulled across by a cable. It moves very slowly but the river is not very wide. The Bleriot who i...  more »

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If you want to embrace the town's Jurassic obsession, stay in a fun--if somewhat tacky--dinosaur-themed hotel. Most of the town's accommodations sit along the main roads of South Dinosaur Trail and Railway Avenue East, with a few budget-friendly motels, bed and breakfasts, campgrounds, and cabins to the north of the river.
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