National Parks in Delaware

Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail

Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail

Glide along the waterways of the Chesapeake Bay, the nation's largest estuary, just as English explorer John Smith did between 1607 and 1609. The Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail extends 3,000 miles along the bay and its tributaries in Virginia, Maryland, and Washington, DC.

Location: Delaware, Maryland, Virginia & DC

Photo by: James River Association, flickr

James River Association, flickr

Delaware's National Parks commemorate The Diamond State's important role as the first state to ratify the Constitution.

Captain John Smith Chesapeake

National Historic Trail, VA, MD, DE, DC, PA, NY

Chesapeake Bay Gateways and Watertrails Network


First State

National Historical Park, DE, PA


National Historic Trail, MA, RI, CT, NY, NJ, PA, DE, MD, VA, DC

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