The George Black Ferry

George Black ferry

This ferry service crosses the Yukon River and provides access to the Top of the World Highway from the North Klondike Highway for motorists passing through Dawson City. It is a free service that runs 24 hours per day except Wednesday mornings, when it is shut down for servicing between 5 a.m. and 7 a.m.

The Dawson City Chamber of Commerce runs a commercial priority pass system for local commercial businesses.

PLEASE WATCH FOR LANE CONTROL SIGNS INDICATING THE CORRECT LANES TO ENTER.

Peak traffic times for the ferry are daily 7 AM to 11 AM leaving Dawson and 2 PM to 8 PM coming into town. If possible, you can help by avoiding use of the ferry around these times. If you are travelling in a large group or caravan please check with Transportation Maintenance at 867-993-5441, or with the ferry crews, for the best travel times and ways to avoid long lineups. Tour bus traffic has priority between 6 AM and 9 AM and between 5 PM and 9 PM. Fuel truck traffic has priority from 7 PM until 6 AM daily. For further information call 867-993-5441 or 993-5344.