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Lynchburg Ferry

1001 Independence Pkwy N, Baytown, TX 77520-1050
+1 281-424-3521
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quick and easy

Some folks from around here don't even know it is here! we love to surprise new folks and take... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Free ferry ride across Houston Ship Channel

Great chance to see one of the world's busiest waterways close up. Right at the convergence of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Deer Park, Texas
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1001 Independence Pkwy N, Baytown, TX 77520-1050
+1 281-424-3521
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Some folks from around here don't even know it is here! we love to surprise new folks and take them to dinner on one side or the other and hop on the ferry as a lil FREE perk!

Thank laurieintexas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great chance to see one of the world's busiest waterways close up. Right at the convergence of Houston Ship Channel and San Jacinto River. Expect delays for passing ships and barges (part of the fun) and don't go at shift change.

Thank GasparRamsey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just a short ride, and lots of fun for adults and kids alike. Just a short drive to the San Jacinto battlefield and Battleship Texas.

Thank Goldilocks0613
Reviewed 23 May 2017

The ride across the ship channel can take from 15 minutes to 25 minutes, due to any ships coming or going. The ferry has to wait on all ships traveling. From the Baytown side to the LaPorte side there is a restaurant called The Monument...More

Thank elhigh
Reviewed 13 May 2017

used ferry to visit Battleship Texas it was closer than going around thru Pasadena though not as fast because of timing .

Thank Russell G
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Enjoy the location. Food is great and staff is friendly. Can be a wait on weekends. I enjoy lunch and dinner here.

Thank Patricia M
Reviewed 1 April 2017

What great fun using this small free Ferry. Saved me a bunch of time since I-10 was backed up. The Ferry started in 1822!

Thank auctionman99
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We were visiting the monument and battleship and my husband noted on the may that we could get to I10 headed to New Orleans quicker if we used the ferry. We were impressed. It is a short ride, actually, and FREE, but just so convenient....More

Thank Lynda A
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Very convenient. Short Terry ride but saves an hour or more of driving for me. Eye level with the channel.

Thank Wayne W
Reviewed 15 February 2017

A water-level eye view of the ship channel. This short trip has been made more pleasant by their providing a solid barrier at the front of the boat as opposed to the chain they used to use. Be sure to check hours of operation as...More

1  Thank Jan C
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Gracie D
Whwrestling does the ferry take u to?
15 October 2016|
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Response from jeetu854 | Reviewed this property |
It is a short, historic and free ride. TheTexans (led by Sam Houston) and the Mexican army (led by Santa Ana) had crossed the bayou (now Houston Ship Channel) for the decisive final battle that the Texans won which led to... More
How long does it take to cross ferry
25 May 2015|
Response from shaysmarch74 | Reviewed this property |
About 10 to 15 minutes.