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Anderson Island Ferry Schedule Adjustments for Fourth of July Week

The Anderson Island Ferry will have a modified schedule during the Fourth of July holiday week.

In an effort to reduce delays for visitors to Anderson Island. Pierce County has a second ferry on standby to help out in case of heavy traffic to and from Anderson Island. This is welcome news for anyone that is thinking of going to the island for the 4th. of July!

Anderson Island Ferry TerminalThe dates when a second boat will be available for high demand periods are:
Tuesday/July 3 2012
Wednesday/July 4 2012
Friday/July 6 2012
Sunday/July 8 2012

Additionally due to the tides there will potentially be issues with large vehicles boarding the ferry. For more information on the dates and times of that will be impacted by the tide you can visit this link for updates on Anderson Island Ferry loading. The major impact will potentially be for large vehicles like RV’s or tractor trailer rigs.

Looking forward to visiting Anderson Island this holiday week? Tell us what you are going to do to enjoy yourself on the beautiful island. We are always looking for readers to submit photos and stories to us. If you have any great photos of Anderson Island or of events on the island please visit our Share with Us Page.


We are going over on Monday and spending the day meeting with people. Our schedule this year does not allow us to enjoy the Fourth of July on the island. Hopefully we will be able to spend the Labor Day weekend on the island.

As always here’s to enjoying the island!


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