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Chesapeake Bay Gateways Network

Explore the Chesapeake Bay by viewing slide shows from various Gateways and Water Trails throughout the watershed, events and more. We'll be continually adding photos along the way, so check back often.
Gateways Site Photos
Adkins Arboretum  Adkins Arboretum

Battle Creek Cypress Swamp  Battle Creek Cypress Swamp

Belle Isle State Park  Belle Isle State Park

Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge  Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge

Bladensburg Waterfront Park  Bladensburg Waterfront Park

Caledon Natural Area  Caledon Natural Area

Calvert Marine Museum  Calvert Marine Museum

Cape Charles Historic District  Cape Charles Historic District

Captain Salem Avery House  Captain Salem Avery House

Chemung Basin River Trail  Chemung Basin River Trail

Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park  Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Hist...

Chesapeake Bay Environmental Center  Chesapeake Bay Environmental Center

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum  Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Chesapeake Beach Railway Museum  Chesapeake Beach Railway Museum

Chesapeake Biological Laboratory (UMCES)  Chesapeake Biological Laboratory (UMC...

Chesapeake Exploration Center  Chesapeake Exploration Center

Chickahominy Riverfront Park  Chickahominy Riverfront Park

Chippokes Plantation State Park  Chippokes Plantation State Park

Concord Point Lighthouse  Concord Point Lighthouse

Cross Island Trail  Cross Island Trail

Dogwood Harbor at Tilghman Island  Dogwood Harbor at Tilghman Island

Dutch Gap Conservation Area  Dutch Gap Conservation Area

Eastern Neck National Wildlife Refuge  Eastern Neck National Wildlife Refuge

Elk Neck State Park  Elk Neck State Park

First Landing State Park  First Landing State Park

Flag Ponds Nature Park  Flag Ponds Nature Park



Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine  Fort McHenry National Monument and Hi...

Galesville Heritage Museum  Galesville Heritage Museum

George Washington Birthplace National Monument  George Washington Birthplace National...

Gloucester Point Beach Park  Gloucester Point Beach Park

Great Falls Park  Great Falls Park

Greenwell State Park  Greenwell State Park

Gunpowder Falls State Park  Gunpowder Falls State Park

Gwynns Falls Trail and Greenway  Gwynns Falls Trail and Greenway

Havre de Grace Decoy Museum  Havre de Grace Decoy Museum

Historic Annapolis Gateway - City Dock  Historic Annapolis Gateway - City Doc...

Historic London Town and Gardens  Historic London Town and Gardens

Historic St. Mary's City  Historic St. Mary's City

Hoffler Creek Wildife Preserve  Hoffler Creek Wildife Preserve

J. Millard Tawes Historical Museum and Ward Brothers Workshop  J. Millard Tawes Historical Museum an...

Jamestown Island  Jamestown Island

Janes Island State Park  Janes Island State Park

Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum  Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum

King's Landing Park  King's Landing Park

Kiptopeke State Park  Kiptopeke State Park

Lawrence Lewis, Jr. Park  Lawrence Lewis, Jr. Park

Leesylvania State Park  Leesylvania State Park

Lightship Chesapeake & Seven Foot Knoll Lighthouse  Lightship Chesapeake & Seven Foot Kno...

Marshy Point Park  Marshy Point Park

Martinak State Park  Martinak State Park

Mason Neck National Wildlife Refuge  Mason Neck National Wildlife Refuge

Mathews Blueways Water Trails  Mathews Blueways Water Trails

Merkle Wildlife Sanctuary and Visitor's Center  Merkle Wildlife Sanctuary and Visitor...

Myrtle Point Park  Myrtle Point Park

Nassawango Creek Preserve - Furnace Town  Nassawango Creek Preserve - Furnace T...

National Aquarium in Baltimore  National Aquarium in Baltimore

North Point State Park  North Point State Park

Pamunkey Indian Reservation  Pamunkey Indian Reservation

Parkers Creek Watershed Nature Preserve  Parkers Creek Watershed Nature Preser...

Patapsco Valley State Park  Patapsco Valley State Park

Patuxent Research Refuge - National Wildlife Visitor Center  Patuxent Research Refuge - National W...

Patuxent River Park Jug Bay Natural Area  Patuxent River Park Jug Bay Natural A...

Pemberton Historical Park  Pemberton Historical Park

Pickering Creek Audubon Center  Pickering Creek Audubon Center

Piney Point Lighthouse Museum and Park  Piney Point Lighthouse Museum and Par...

Pocomoke River State Forest and Park  Pocomoke River State Forest and Park

Point Lookout State Park  Point Lookout State Park

Powhatan Creek Blueway  Powhatan Creek Blueway

Pride of Baltimore II  Pride of Baltimore II

Rappahannock River Valley National Wildlife Refuge  Rappahannock River Valley National Wi...

Rappahannock River Water Trail  Rappahannock River Water Trail

Raystown Branch Juniata River Water Trail  Raystown Branch Juniata River Water T...

Reedville Fishermen's Museum  Reedville Fishermen's Museum

Riverbend Park  Riverbend Park

Rock Creek Park  Rock Creek Park

Sandy Point State Park  Sandy Point State Park

Schooner Sultana  Schooner Sultana

Shenandoah River State Park  Shenandoah River State Park

Smith Island Center  Smith Island Center

Smithsonian Environmental Research Center  Smithsonian Environmental Research Ce...

Solomons Visitor Information Center  Solomons Visitor Information Center

Sotterley Plantation  Sotterley Plantation

Spruce Knob/Seneca Rocks National Recreation Area  Spruce Knob/Seneca Rocks National Rec...

Susquehanna Museum of Havre de Grace  Susquehanna Museum of Havre de Grace

Susquehanna River Water Trail - North Branch      Susquehanna River Water Trail - North...

Susquehanna State Park  Susquehanna State Park

Terrapin Park  Terrapin Park

Trap Pond State Park  Trap Pond State Park

Tuckahoe State Park  Tuckahoe State Park

USS Constellation Museum  USS Constellation Museum

Virginia Eastern Shore Water Trails  Virginia Eastern Shore Water Trails

Virginia Living Museum  Virginia Living Museum

Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art  Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art

Watermen's Museum  Watermen's Museum

Westmoreland State Park  Westmoreland State Park

Wharves at Choptank Crossing  Wharves at Choptank Crossing

Wye Island Natural Resource Management Area  Wye Island Natural Resource Managemen...

York River State Park  York River State Park

Yorktown Visitor Center and Battlefield  Yorktown Visitor Center and Battlefie...

Bay Scenes, Events and More
Chesapeake Bay Workboats  Chesapeake Bay Workboats

Raising the Mast on the Skipjack Joy Parks - Smithsonian Folklife Festival  Raising the Mast on the Skipjack Joy ...

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