• 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

For Teachers

The Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail is all about exploration and discovery. Stories and experiences associated with the trail provide great opportunities for engaging students in learning history, geography, social studies, environmental studies, and many other interdisciplinary subjects.

Kayaking on the James River