Canby Ferry Closed due to High Water; Cable Disconnected

The Canby Ferry continues to be closed due to high water, county officials report. Water levels on the Willamette River reached 75 feet this weekend and are now receding.

Due to the accumulation of debris on the river from recent rainfall and snowmelt, county crews disconnected the cable that carries the ferry across the Willamette to preserve the integrity of the cable line.

The ferry will reopen after the cable line is reconnected. The ferry is expected to be closed through at least Thursday, January 13.

The Canby Ferry crosses the Willamette River between Canby and Wilsonville. The ferry runs 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. seven days a week except on major holidays and when the water level rises to 70 feet or higher, or during inclement weather. Each day, the ferry pauses service from 1 to 1:30 p.m. for a staff lunch break.

Check in for regular updates at or by calling the Canby Ferry Information Line at 503-650-3030.

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