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Chesapeake Heritage and Visitor Center

Admission Fee

Free General Admission


  1. Picnic Tables
  2. Restrooms
  3. Trails
  4. Water

The Chesapeake Heritage and Visitors Center (CHVC) Center serves as Queen Anne’s County official welcome center and is the central hub for the highly acclaimed Cross Island Trail. Staff can assist visitors with directions, information and local destination points of interest.  The CHVC is accessible from land and water and is a short drive from the Bay Bridge Airport. The Cross Island Trail encircles the grounds a the center. Also located on the property is the entrance to Ferry Point Park which includes a 530-foot boardwalk that takes visitors over marsh and onto a trail leading to open space, a wooded area and a beach overlooking the Chester River.