The Historic 1811 Bemus Point-Stow Ferry

Celebrating Our 210th Season on Chautauqua Lake

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The final weekend for the Ferry will be September 17-19th.
Bemus-Point is holding their Fall Festival on September 17-19th, Bemus Point Fall Festival. Thank you for riding the Ferry this Season and Ferry times for final weekend will be on the Facebook Page, https://www.facebook.com/bpsferry


The Bemus Point-Stow Ferry underway at the narrows of Chautauqua. 1811-2020

This early map of Chautauqua County shows how central this Lake is to all who live here. It actually represented a link from the Great Lakes all the way down the rivers to the Mississippi River and to the Gulf of Mexico. The Ferry was the shortcut from side to side eliminating a 23 mile and almost three-day journey to get to the other side through woods, swampland and rutted trails. The Ferry has been at the center to Chautauqua County since 1811.





Ferry is open, schedule below.


Schedule:

Friday: 5 PM to 9 PM.

Saturday: 1PM to 9PM

Sunday: 1PM to 9PM


*Schedule subject to change do to weather,
pilot availability and maintenance*


Open Additionally On Some Holidays


Cost: Donation


We can be booked for special events





The Bemus Point-Stow Ferry
PO Box 399
Bemus Point, NY 14712.

Email:


Directions.

From Buffalo:

Follow I-90 West to NY-394 East in Westfield. Take exit 60 from I-90 W. Follow NY-394 East to County Touring Rte 16/Stow Road in Ashville. Turn left at Hogan's Hut store towards lake.


From Erie and Cleveland:

Take I-90 east to I-86.Travel on I-86 east to Exit 8. Follow NY-394 North over Bridge to County Touring. Rte 16/Stow Rd in Ashville. Turn right at Hogan's Hut. store towards lake.


From Pittsburgh:

Take I-79 north to I-90 east. Then I-90 east to I-86.. Travel on I-86 east to Exit 8. Follow NY-394 North over Bridge to County Touring Rte 16/Stow Rd in Ashville. Turn right at Hogan's Hut store towards lake.


From Binghamton or Elmira:

NY Take I-86 west to Exit 8. Follow NY-394 North over Bridge to County Touring Rte 16/Stow Rd in Ashville. Turn Right at Hogan's Hut store towards lake.