• The working watermen community of Tangier Island VA at sunset. Photo by Starke Jett.

    Chesapeake Bay


The Chesapeake Bay office of the National Park Service makes every effort to keep the public informed about news, projects, and accomplishments.

News releases and announcements are found in the News Releases section and in the archives.

For all press inquiries, contact the office at 410-260-2492 or by email.

Did You Know?

Satellite image of the Bay

Did you know that the Chesapeake Bay is the largest estuary in North American and the second largest in the world?