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

    Chesapeake Bay

Maps

The Map & Guide to the Chesapeake Bay Gateways and Watertrails Network shows a map of site locations plus contact information for each partner site in the network. Sites includes parks, refuges, downtown communities, trails, lighthouses, historic ships, and more. Each partner site offers a unique Chesapeake experience. See the Gateways Network Map & Guide here.

The handy Pocket Guide to the Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail will show you where to go and what to see along the trail. See it here.

The Boater's Guide to the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail provides detailed information about boating on the Bay and shows maps of 10 different rivers. See it here.

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.