The Pamlico River

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Ferry Information

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Riding the Ferries is another exciting experience for many visitors to the area. The Pamlico River Ferry is the connecting link for NC 306 near Bayview on the north shore to Hudles Cut on the south shore near Aurora. Another ferry crosses the Pamlico Sound between Swan Quarter and Ocracoke. Listed below are the schedules for these two ferries:

Pamlico River Free Ferry

(phone: 252-964-4521)

Leave North Shore ------------------------------Leave South Shore

(Gaylord's Bay)------------------------------------ (Hudles Cut)

5:30 a.m.-------------------------------------------- 6:15 a.m.

7:00 a.m.-------------------------------------------- 7:45 a.m.

8:30 a.m.-------------------------------------------- 9:45 a.m.

10:30 a.m. ------------------------------------------11:15 a.m.

12:15 a.m. -------------------------------------------12:50 a.m.

1:30 p.m. ---------------------------------------------2:15 p.m.

3:15 p.m. ---------------------------------------------4:45 p.m.

5:30 p.m. ---------------------------------------------6:15 p.m.

7:00 p.m. ---------------------------------------------7:45 p.m.

9:15 p.m. --------------------------------------------10:00 p.m.

11:00 p.m. -------------------------------------------12:30 p.m.

Crossing time is 30 minutes

Hurricane Shelter Information

** Beaufort County Hurricane Shelters **

1. Eastern Elementary School - 947 Hudnell St., Washington,NC
2. Beaufort Co. Community College - 5337 Hwy. 264 East Building 8.
3. Bath Elementary School - King Street, Bath, NC
4. Northside High School - 7868 Free Union Church Road.
5. Chocowinity high School - 3831 Hwy. 17 South.
6. Chocowinity Elementary School - 606 Gray Road.
7. Washington High School - 400 Statestone Road.


Emergency Management phone number is 946-2046

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