Basic Information


The Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail is open 24/7 365 days a year. However individual partner sites located along the 3,000 mile trail have varying operating hours and associated fees.

Our headquarters are located at Colonial National Historic Park, Historic Jamestowne at:

1368 Colonial Parkway
Jamestown, VA 23081

Our mailing address is:

P.O. Box 210
Yorktown, VA 23690

Contact us at:

  • A brick building on a hill with an entrance sign

    Places to Go

    Discover places that tell a story.

  • A map of the Chesapeake National Historic Trail with selected locations marked.

    Trail Map

    View a map of the trail route and key sites along the way.

  • Two people carry a kayak towards a boat launch.

    Things To Do

    The trail offers countless ways to enjoy the rivers, marshes, and coastlines of the Chesapeake Bay.

Last updated: August 5, 2021

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 210
Yorktown, VA 23690


(757) 856-1220

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