• 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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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.