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Chesapeake Bay Gateways Network

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As the largest estuary in North America, there is no doubt the Chesapeake Bay is a big place. How do you find the places to visit in a watershed spanning 64,000 square miles? Use an on-line regional map, order a free Gateways Network Map & Guide, or look into some of the growing series of Chesapeake Bay water trails.

Regions To Visit
Regional Map Spanning several states and the Distict of Columbia, the Chesapeake Bay Gateways Network connects you with the Bay's special places through a system of parks, refuges, museums, historic communities, and water trails.
Gateways Map & Guide
Gateways Network Map and Guide Use the Gateways Network Map & Guide to learn more about the Bay watershed and to help plan your visits. This guide introduces the Bay story, lists all Gateways and includes a map of all sites and water trails.
Water Trail Maps
Water Trail Maps Explore the Bay along a growing series of water trails - boating or paddling routes along the Bay and its tributaries. Many have detailed maps and guides to assist you in planning an adventure.

Chesapeake Bay Gateways Network - Comments or Questions: Call: 1-800-YOUR-BAY