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Baltimore, the largest city on the Chesapeake Bay, is home to 13 Chesapeake Bay Gateway and Watertrail Network Sites. The network is a system of trails, parks, historic sites, and museums for experience and understanding the Chesapeake Bay and its watershed. Many of Baltimore’s Chesapeake Gateway sites are an easy walk or short Water Taxi ride around the Inner Harbor.

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  • Baltimore Museum of Industry
  • Baltimore Visitor Center
  • Fell’s Point National Register Historic District
  • Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine
  • Frederick Douglass-Isaac Myers Maritime Park
  • Gwynns Falls Trail
  • Jones Falls Trail
  • Lightship Chesapeake
  • Maryland Zoo in Baltimore
  • National Aquarium
  • Pride of Baltimore II
  • Seven-Foot Knoll Lighthouse
  • USS Constellation

The Chesapeake Bay Gateways and Watertrails Network is administered through the National Park Service’s Chesapeake Bay Office.

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