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 in Buzzards Bay

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

35 dog-walking destinations to discover in southeastern Massachusetts

If you and your four-legged friend are itching to get some fresh air and exercise, then check out our favorite dog-friendly trails around the Buzzards Bay region.

6 places to learn to row around Buzzards Bay

Rowing is a great way to enjoy what makes summers around Buzzards Bay special. Whether you’re looking for competition, socialization, or fitness (or all three!), there’s a rowing club for you.

How to dig for quahogs in Buzzards Bay

If you live near Buzzards Bay, then you’ve probably eaten a clam or two in your life. But have you ever tried to dig your own quahogs?

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.

West Island Town Beach

Set next to windswept salt marshes on West Island, this Fairhaven beach is a paradise for outdoors lovers.

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

Junior Bird Club – Migration Madness!
Tue, September 19
6:00PM - 7:30PM
Allens Pond Wildlife Sanctuary,
Westport
Animal Encounters: Koko the Owl and Friends
Sat, September 23
10:00AM - 2:00PM
Lloyd Center for the Environment,
Dartmouth

Featured Adventures

How to protect yourself from ticks and insects on your next walk

When you’re outside on a walk or hike, take these simple precautions to keep you and your family safe from ticks and other insects.

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5 places to rent a kayak or paddleboard on Buzzards Bay

Try your hand at paddling without having to purchase any gear – these five local outfitters rent kayaks and stand-up paddleboards so you can set off on a paddling adventure today.

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10 bike paths around Buzzards Bay to ride, walk, jog, skate, or ski

These 10 paved, well-marked paths off the main roads provide everybody with safe places to walk, bike, run, skate, or ski, whether you’re an avid adventurer or just learning how to ride.

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