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 Winter

52 new places to explore around Buzzards Bay in the new year

It’s a new year, and with the calendar change comes a renewed interest in discovering new experiences. What better way to embrace the new year than to explore new sights you’ve never seen right here in our own region?

5 tips for winter seal watching on Buzzards Bay

It’s exciting to see harbor seals hauled out on rocks, piers, and beaches around Buzzards Bay in winter. But there are a few things you should keep in mind so you and these animals stay safe and happy. Read these five important tips for safe winter seal watching.

15 places to discover the best of winter around Buzzards Bay

For those who bundle up and brave the weather, winter on Buzzards Bay is a treasure trove: quiet beaches, beautiful evergreens, surprise wildlife sightings, sparkling snow, and outdoor adventures that aren’t available during the warmer seasons.

14 birds to watch for on Buzzards Bay this winter (and where to see them!)

Sure, winter can be a bit chilly. But if you venture outdoors during our coldest months, you’ll find a vibrant variety of birds that visit Buzzards Bay during their annual migration.

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Places To Go This Winter

Destruction Brook Woods

Don’t let its name fool you: Destruction Brook Woods in Dartmouth is packed with unparalleled beauty.

Lyman Reserve

The Lyman Reserve's diverse paradise of woods, wetlands, and salt marshes shelter rare sea-run brook trout in Red Brook.

Wing Pond Woods

Peace and tranquility define Wing Pond Woods, a well-hidden gem directly off the Shining Sea Bikeway in North Falmouth.

Upcoming Events

Early Spring Owl Prowl
Thu, March 23
7:00PM - 9:00PM
Lloyd Center for the Environment,
Dartmouth
Hike Four Ponds Conservation Area
Thu, March 23
9:45AM - 12:00PM
Weary Travelers Club,
Bourne
Wild, Wild Woodcock Walk
Fri, March 24
5:45PM - 7:15PM
Allens Pond Wildlife Sanctuary - Stone Barn Farm,
Dartmouth

Featured Adventures

35 dog-walking destinations to discover in southeastern Massachusetts

For dog owners, part of the fun of outdoor exploration is having your faithful companion by your side. Here's a list of local places where you and your dog can run, walk, swim, and play.

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If you love Buzzards Bay, then pick up one of these 9 books

When winter’s chill settles in, you can still discover Buzzards Bay through books devoted to the Bay’s wildlife, ecology, people, and culture.

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10 places to look for bald eagles in southeastern Massachusetts

After their brush with extinction in the 20th century, bald eagles are beginning to return to the Buzzards Bay region, soaring over ponds, rivers, and salt marshes from Fall River to Falmouth.

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