- Boating and Fishing
The Oxford Bellevue Ferry, believed to be the nation's oldest privately operated ferry service, crosses the Tred Avon River between Oxford, Maryland and Bellevue, Maryland.
The 3/4 of a mile trip takes 7-10 minutes. The 20 minute round trip shuttle service can accommodate nine vehicles, passengers, bikes, and motorcycles. Trailers, RV's and auto clubs are welcome.
St. Michaels, Maryland is a pleasant seven mile bike ride or drive from the Bellevue landing.
***FERRY LANDING LOCATIONS***
OXFORD - 101 East Strand (End RT 333)
BELLEVUE - 5536 Bellevue Road (End RT 329)
(Pull vehicle up to stop sign or in Bellevue walk-ons or bicycles raise call signal at end of pier.)
7 Days a Week (November - Sat, Sun only)
Beginning in Oxford at 9:00 a.m.
Continuous Crossings Every 15 - 20 minutes
Mid-April to Mid-November
Last Trip at Sunset*
*Call (410) 745-9023 for Exact Times
Closed * December * January * February * March
Ferry Opens in mid April. Call (410) 745-9023 for exact date.
(2014 Season begins Friday, April 18th)
From the Chesapeake Bay Bridge: Take Route 50 East to Easton (approx. 26 miles). Go right onto Route 322 for 3.3 miles. Turn right on Route 333 South. The drive to Oxford is 9 miles. The ferry is at the end of Morris Street (Route 333 becomes Morris Street in Oxford). The speed limit in Oxford is 25 mph which is strictly enforced.