Chesapeake Bay Gateways Network

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Chesapeake Bay Gateways Network
IUCN category V (protected landscape/seascape)
Map showing the location of Chesapeake Bay Gateways Network
Map showing the location of Chesapeake Bay Gateways Network
Map of the United States
Location Chesapeake Bay shoreline
Nearest city Annapolis, Maryland
Coordinates 37°19′20″N 76°15′12″W / 37.32212°N 76.25336°W / 37.32212; -76.25336Coordinates: 37°19′20″N 76°15′12″W / 37.32212°N 76.25336°W / 37.32212; -76.25336
Established 1998
Governing body National Park Service

The Chesapeake Bay Gateways Network is a unit of the National Park Service and a system of over 150 parks, refuges, museums, historic communities and water trails in the Chesapeake Bay watershed. It is an estuary stretching from southernmost Virginia to northernmost Maryland, a distance of 180 miles.

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