See Re-Opened. Definitely a hitch in your git-a-long! No time frame is given for the tree’s removal. Our thanks to Sarah Hill, Welcome Center Assistant Director, for this navigation notice and photo. Docks and information are provided at the Dismal Swamp Canal Welcome Center, an NC DOT Rest Area facility, and are located adjacent to the Dismal Swamp State Park, offering trails, exhibits and ongoing programs in Camden County, NC.
Attached you will find a Notice to Navigation Interest released by the ACOE regarding the temporary closure of the DSC to navigation. Image was taken this morning from the DSWC’s dock, facing north.
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Sarah Hill, Assistant Director
Dismal Swamp Welcome Center
2356 US Hwy 17N
South Mills, NC 27976
Phone ~ 252-771-8333
And the Local Notice to Mariners:
VA – ATLANTIC INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY – DISMAL SWAMP CANAL – TEMPORARY CLOSURE
The Dismal Swamp Canal on the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AIWW) is closed to navigation. This closure is only temporary until the fallen trees from the recent Nor’easter are cleared from the Federal Channel. The Albemarle and Chesapeake Canal, through the Great Bridge Lock in Chesapeake, Virginia, will be open 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. Operators will monitor Channel 13. Chart 12253 LNM 10/18
And this photo from Lee Rychel: