• A kayaker paddles on the Patuxent River at the Jug Bay Natural Area. Photo by Middleton Evans.

    Captain John Smith Chesapeake

    National Historic Trail VA,MD,DE,DC,PA,NY

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Annapolis, MD 21403

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Did You Know?

A pair of wood ducks.

The Chesapeake Bay is located along the Atlantic flyway, which every year channels the annual seasonal flights of millions of migratory birds. The region has always been a favored winter residence or stopover for many species of waterfowl on their way south from their summer breeding grounds.