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

    Chesapeake Bay

Directions

Use the online map for each trail to see land and water routes and sites around the Chesapeake Bay. The map will give you directions to your destination. For the John Smith trail, click here. For the Star-Spangled Banner trail, click here.

Use the Map Center on the Chesapeake Bay Gateways and Watertrails Network website for directions to land and water trails, historic places, and parks and refuges throughout the Chesapeake watershed in Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Delaware, Pennsylvania, New York, and the District of Columbia.

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Did You Know?

The Bay watershed

The Chesapeake Bay watershed includes parts of six states (Delaware, Maryland, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia) and all of the District of Columbia.