In early 2013, the NPS Chesapeake Bay Office published its "2012 Year in Review". This report highlights the many accomplishments of NPS and partners to develop the Star-Spangled Banner and Captain John Smith Chesapeake national historic trails, build youth engagement through the Chesapeake Youth Corps, connect people with important Chesapeake places through the Chesapeake Bay Gateways and Watertrails Network, to improve public access, and to collaborate with conservation partners on landscape protection.
view and/or download the 2012 Year in Review.
In December 2013, the NPS Chesapeake Bay Office prepared a State of the Trail report for the Star-Spangled Banner Trail, and the John Smith Trail. These reports describe the status of continuing efforts to connect visitors with trail experiences, expand access to the trails, conserve landscapes that support visitor experiences and build partnerships for developing and managing the trails.
View and/or download the State of the Captain John Smith Trail.
View and/or download the State of the Star-Spangled Banner Trail.