Although Carver lies away from Buzzards Bay’s coastline, 84% of the town’s land area sits within the Buzzards Bay watershed. The Weweantic River, Buzzards Bay’s largest freshwater river, and the Wankinco River begin in Carver and flow through Wareham to Buzzards Bay. Carver is 40 square miles in size, bordered by Middleborough, Wareham, and Plymouth. As of the 2010 Census, Carver was home to 11,509 residents.

Top Stories in Carver

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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25 ADA-accessible outdoor places around Buzzards Bay

There’s still a lot of progress to be made to improve the region’s outdoor places so everybody can discover Buzzards Bay, regardless of their physical ability.

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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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Upcoming Events Near Carver

Whitetail Deer: To the Brink and Back
Wed, July 26
10:00AM - 11:00AM
Myles Standish State Forest,
Carver
Off The Beaten Path Hike: Charge Pond
Thu, July 27
9:00AM - 11:30AM
Myles Standish State Forest - Parking Lot #5,
Plymouth
Hatha and Hike
Wed, August 02
9:00AM - 11:30AM
Wildlands Trust Community Conservation Barn,
Plymouth

Places To Go Near Carver

Myles Standish State Forest

With over 12,000 acres to hike, bike, fish, camp, and hunt, you'll never run out of ways to have fun at Myles Standish in Carver.

Carver

Although Carver lies away from the coast, 84% of the town sits within the Buzzards Bay watershed. The Weweantic and Wankinco rivers both begin in Carver.

Douglas S. Westgate Conservation Area

If you want to explore a classic Wareham landscape, Westgate Conservation Area is an ideal spot.

Current Issues

Cranberry Bogs

Cranberry bogs are an important part of our landscape and heritage. But with so many bogs in the Buzzards Bay region, cranberry agriculture can be source of nitrogen pollution to our waterways. The Coalition is partnering with growers to develop new research on cranberry bogs to help solve this piece of the Bay’s nitrogen pollution puzzle.

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Working to Save Buzzards Bay

The Buzzards Bay Coalition is a membership-supported organization dedicated to improving the health of the Buzzards Bay ecosystem for all through education, conservation, research, and advocacy.

We work to protect clean water on the Bay and on the land: