The Benton-Houston Ferry, considered the last ferry operating on the Tennessee River, is owned by the State of Tennessee DOT and makes it way across the Tennessee River between Benton and Houston counties. The ferry operates daily but does not run in severe weather.
Latitude: 36.292933 Longitude: -87.968995 Elevation: 440 ft
Seasons Open and Departure TimesMonday thru Friday - 5:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday - 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Length of ExcursionThe trip takes about 20 minutes.
Costs and FeesRanges from $.50 to $4. For complete costs, https://www.tn.gov/tdot/maintenance/ferry-services.html
How to Find the Departure Point
It is located approximately 2.35 miles west of McKinnon in Houston County on State Route 147.