Discover Buzzards Bay

It’s your Bay, so get outside and enjoy it! From hiking and biking to fishing and paddling, you can discover Buzzards Bay at dozens of parks, trails, and beaches near you. Explore your favorite outdoor spot with friends and family, or attend an outdoor event and try a new adventure. Whatever your fancy, you’ll find it here on Buzzards Bay.

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Things To Do This Summer

8 great spots to go open-water swimming

Whether you’re training for the Buzzards Bay Swim, learning how to be a better swimmer, or just soaking up some sun — open-water swimming is great exercise and good old-fashioned fun!

How to go snorkeling in Buzzards Bay

Looking for a new way to cool off from summer’s heat? Snorkeling is just the ticket! Here’s everything you need to know to go snorkeling in Buzzards Bay this summer.

5 places to rent a kayak or paddleboard

If you want to try your hand at paddling without having to purchase any gear, these five local outfitters offer kayak and paddleboard rentals so you can set off on a paddling adventure!

How to catch blue crabs with your kids

If you’re looking for a fun, easy, and inexpensive activity to do with your kids, then we have one word for you: crabbing! Here’s everything you need to know about crabbing in Buzzards Bay.

Things To Do

Places To Go This Summer

Demarest Lloyd State Park

Demarest Lloyd State Park in Dartmouth is a true gem for beachgoers, explorers, and Buzzards Bay lovers of all ages.

Onset Beach

Families flock to kid-friendly Onset Beach in Wareham thanks to its protected waters, beautiful scenery, and central location.

Old Silver Beach

For a classic sandy beach to enjoy in summer, Old Silver Beach in Falmouth is a top destination on Buzzards Bay.

Upcoming Events

Puddle Jumpers
Thu, September 20
10:00AM - 11:00AM
Smith Farm,
Dartmouth
Cannonballs and Cranberries
Sun, September 23
10:00AM - 11:30AM
Myles Standish State Forest - Parking Lot 7,
Carver
Easthead Ramble
Sun, September 23
10:00AM - 11:30AM
Myles Standish State Forest Interpretive Center,
Carver

Featured Adventures

How to take your kids freshwater fishing around Buzzards Bay

The many habitats around Buzzards Bay are perfect for getting your kids hooked on safe, responsible, and fun fresh water angling.

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11 places to go summer bird watching around the Bay

Whether you're an expert birder or don't know a finch from a flycatcher, the region's abundant bird populations make it easy to spot species on the wing.

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13 spots to go trail running around southeastern Massachusetts

Combine the benefits of running with the pleasure of connecting with the great outdoors on one of these 13 trails around the region.

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