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Oxford Maryland Ferry
The Oxford Bellevue Ferry is believed to be America's oldest privately operated ferry service. On Novemeber 20, 1683 Talbot County authorized the establishment of a ferry service. The ferry creates a scenic short-cut to St. Michaels by crossing the Tred Avon River between Oxford, Maryland and Bellevue, Maryland.
The 3/4 of a mile ferry trip offers some gorgeous views and takes about 10 minutes. The Oxford ferry service can accommodate nine vehicles, passengers, bikes, and motorcycles.
The historic town of St. Michaels, Maryland is a just a seven mile bike ride or drive from the Bellevue landing. Saint Michaels has a variety of shops and restaurants that makes St. Michaels, Maryland a popular tourist destination to visit.
The Oxford Bellevue Ferry operates April to November.
Current Ferry Schedule Page
Map of Oxford, Maryland Ferry Service and roads to St. Michaels, Maryland.
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