Ferries to and from Ocracoke resume full schedule Saturday

[NCDOT Ferry Division photo]

After a successful Bigfoot Slough dredging effort by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the N.C. Department of Transportation’s Ferry System will be resuming a full three-boat schedule between Ocracoke, Swan Quarter and Cedar Island beginning Saturday, Oct. 10.

The schedule, effective Saturday, will be as follows:

Cedar Island to Ocracoke: 7:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
Ocracoke to Cedar Island: 7:30 a.m., 1 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.
Swan Quarter to Ocracoke: 10 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.
Ocracoke to Swan Quarter: 7 a.m., 10 a.m., and 1:30 p.m.​

This schedule will remain in effect through the off-season months as long as water depths in Bigfoot Slough remain stable.

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