The Find Your Chesapeake GeoTour
Chesapeake Heritage & Visitor Center
The Chesapeake Bay, the great rivers that feed it, and the vast landscapes surrounding them are at the center of our nation’s story. More than 2,600 miles of designated water trails, 55 units of the National Park System, and scores of state parks, local parks, and wildlife refuges are found within the Chesapeake Bay watershed. Each takes part in conserving special places for visitors, residents, and future generations. The Chesapeake Bay region is filled with rich history and heritage, opportunities for education and science, and beautiful scenery suitable for explorers of all ages. Join us in discovering the Chesapeake region when you “Find Your Chesapeake” and take advantage of our beautiful treasure.
The Find Your Chesapeake (FYC) GeoTour launched June 9, 2018 with over 60 caches within Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania. and Delaware. A trackable geocoin will be awarded to the first 400 geocachers, while supplies last, for locating at least 20 FYC caches. To be eligible for the coin, geocachers must download a passport from from the Find Your Chesapeake GeoTour website. Geocachers must find and log at least 20 finds, record the code word from each cache on their passport. After discovering the 20 required caches, geocachers may have their passports validated via mail at the National Park Service, Chesapeake Bay Office located at 410 Severn Ave, Suite 314, Annapolis, MD 21403. Please refer to the passport for complete validation instructions.
Participating in the FYC GeoTour is fun and we hope that many people join in. However, it is not a requirement for logging your find on this cache once you find the container.
As you walk through the exhibit, feel yourself time travel as a Chesapeake local. Displays of early Indian daily life, local farming and agriculture, and local art allow you walk in the shoes from inhabitants from 200 years ago up to today. See what kinds of similarities you can find between a Chesapeake local hundreds of years ago and one today – such as the adored taste of raw oysters!
Thanks to Ddubz1 and mm52 for helping with this hide.
The Chesapeake Heritage and Visitor Center is free to the public and is open 7 days a week from 10am - 4pm. Dogs are allowed on the grounds, but must be on a leash.