Mariners' Wharf in Elizabeth City provides complimentary dockage to boaters. Located on the beautiful Pasquotank River, Mariners' Wharf sits at the gateway to the historic Dismal Swamp Canal. Elizabeth City's reputation as ôThe Harbor of Hospitalityö grew from an impromptu wine and cheese party for visiting boaters hosted by Fred Fearing and Joe Kramer in 1983. The ôRose Buddies,ö as this group of friends has come to be called, are internationally known for providing legendary hospitality to waterway travelers. Rose Buddy volunteers continue the legacy by greeting visiting boaters and providing information about Elizabeth City, the Dismal Swamp Canal and the Albemarle Region. Public Boating Quick Facts ¿ Mariners' Wharf - Total boat slips - 17. 14 transient boat slips available on a complimentary basis for 48 hours. Longest slip: 50 feet. No water or electrical service. Reservations are not required (nor are they accepted). Slips are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Shopping and restaurants nearby. ¿ Bridge Opening - The bridge over the Pasquotank River/Intracoastal Waterway via the Dismal Swamp Canal (Vertical clearance - 12 feet) opens on demand Monday thru Friday except between 7:00 am and 9:00 am (opens only at 7:30 am and 8:30 am) and between 4:00 pm and 6:00 pm (opens only at 4:30 pm and 5:30 pm). On week-ends and holidays, openings are on demand 24 hours per day. Bridge phone number is 252-331-4772. Radio Call Sign - KX7476. ¿ No Wake Zone - Watercraft are prohibited from operating at a speed exceeding 6 miles per hour and/or causing a wake from Ward Street downriver to the College of the Albemarle boat dock. ¿ Swimming/fishing - Swimming is not allowed in Mariners' Wharf at any time. Fishing is not allowed beyond the railing. Additional information about the Intracoastal Waterway and the Dismal Swamp Canal may be obtained from the Dismal Swamp Canal Visitor Center
Mariners' Wharf in Elizabeth City provides complimentary dockage to boaters from near and far for up to 48 hours. Located on the beautiful Pasquotank River, Mariners' Wharf sits at the gateway to the historic Dismal Swamp Canal. The facility was completed in 1983 through the generous donations of businesses and individuals in the community. Boaters can see who sponsored their slip by looking at the stone markers embedded along the bulkhead's walkway.
First come, First serve policy for dockage. No reservations accepted.