• 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

News

The National Park Service Chesapeake Bay Office makes every effort to keep the public informed about events, projects, and accomplishments on the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail and at partner sites along the trail. Contact the trail's communications office at 410-260-2492, or email us, to join our email news distribution list.

News releases distributed to media can be found in the News Releases section and in the archives.

For all press inquiries, contact the trail's communications office at (410) 260-2492 or by e-mail.

Did You Know?

Blue Crab

The Chesapeake Bay provides food, water, cover and nesting areas to 3,600 species of plant and animal life, including more than 300 types fish and 2,700 types of plants.