Explore the Chesapeake

NPS helps you learn about and enjoy the Chesapeake Bay, the largest estuary in North America.

Here, you can visit major league cities, colonial towns, American Indian landscapes, farms and fishing villages. You can learn to kayak, pick crabs, go fishing, tour a lighthouse, slurp oysters, and slow down to enjoy the natural beauty of the Chesapeake. Read More

Sandy Point with a sailboat and Bay Bridge in background

Find Your Chesapeake

Learn about how to find YOUR Cheapeake

Landscape of water, marsh, and distant trees

Indigenous Cultural Landscapes

Read about research with American Indian tribes to document Chesapeake landscapes important to them today and before European settlement.

Last updated: April 11, 2018

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410 Severn Avenue
Suite 314

Annapolis, MD 21403


(410) 260-2470

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