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Watching Spectacular Sunsets


Watching a sunset is one of the simplest, most beautiful things to do outdoors. At these places scattered across the region, you can enjoy a spectacular sunset scene and appreciate some of the best views the Chesapeake has to offer.

Dazzling sunsets await you at places like Point Lookout State Park, Elk Neck State Park, and Kiptopeke State Park, where you can perch yourself at the edge of the water and watch the sky glow fiery pink and gold.

There’s lots to do at these great destinations, but at the end of the day, the sunset is the main attraction. Whether over the Bay, a river, or lush forested mountains, magnificent sundown views are yours to behold.

So grab your camera and soak up the view at the top places to watch spectacular sunsets!

February 13, 2017

Main image: Nahshon Forde, an operations assistant with the Anacostia Watershed Society, paddles in after helping with a free paddle night organized by the AWS at Kenilworth Park in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 23, 2014. (Image courtesy: Chesapeake Bay Program)
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