Wednesday, October 7, 2015 - 2:30 p.m.
Ocracoke Island Open to Visitors Starting October 8
Hyde County officials are pleased to announce that Ocracoke Island will be open to visitors starting Thursday, October 8, 2015.
NC HWY 12 on Ocracoke is currently closed between the Pony Pens and the Hatteras Ferry terminal but will reopen Thursday morning, October 8.
The Ferry Division will make one run from Ocracoke to Cedar Island at 4:00 p.m. and one run from Swan Quarter to Ocracoke at 5:00 p.m. this afternoon. As a reminder, visitors are not allowed access to Ocracoke until tomorrow, October 8, 2015.
The Cedar Island and Swan Quarter ferry routes will resume normal operations at 7:00 a.m. tomorrow, Thursday, October 8. A final decision about the Hatteras ferry will be made later this afternoon, and if conditions allow the Hatteras-Ocracoke route will also resume normal operations at 7:00 a.m. Thursday, October 8. Please check the NC Ferry website for updates and schedule information.