Locally referred to as The French Connection, the Ste. Genevieve-Modoc Ferry crosses the Mississippi River, between Sainte Genevieve, Mo. and southern Illinois. From Modoc, Illinois, the ferry provides a direct access to the shops, restaurants and historic sites of French Colonial Sainte Genevieve. From Ste. Genevieve, the ferry offers a quick route to Fort de Chartres, Pierre Menard Home and Fort Kaskaskia State Historic Parks.
The ferry is the official crossing point for bicyclists enjoying the Great River Road or the Mississippi River Bicycle Trail.
The ferry operates year-round, except when river conditions make ferry operation unsafe. Fee schedule based on type of vehicle and one way or two way.